Local Girl Scouts learn with fall product program

By on October 24, 2010

Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois’ Fall Product Program gives girls the opportunity to offer gourmet food items and magazines to their family, friends, and favorite Girl Scout cookie customers. The 2010 Fall Product Program continues until Oct. 24, with items delivered after Nov. 15.

The Fall Product Program is instrumental in helping girls:
• Learn financial literacy
• Set and reach personal goals
• Develop customer service skills
• Take action to fund troop activities and service projects

While the Fall Product Program is not as well known as the Girl Scout Cookie Program, it is just as important to Girl Scouts. Both programs teach girls important skills and help them earn money for troop activities. The proceeds from the Fall Products Program help troops to fund activities and service projects that begin long before the Winter Girl Scout Cookie Program. Girl Scout Product Programs differ from traditional fundraisers by encouraging girls to work together to decide how to spend troop funds rather than dictating what the money will be used towards.

For more information
To learn how to join, volunteer, reconnect, or donate to Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois, call 1-800-242-5591 or visit www.girlscoutsni.org.