Girl Scout Fall Product Sale Program Begins This Friday
FARMINGDALE, NJ - Brace yourselves… fall is coming and that means local Girls Scouts are gearing up for the Girl Scout Fall Product Sale Program! Starting this Friday, October 4th, through the end of November, Girl Scouts throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties will sell a variety of nuts, candy and magazines – great gifts for the upcoming holiday season. While the girls enjoy selling and we divulge in these delicious treats, the benefits of the fall product sale program extend far beyond the autumn months in giving our girls the skills they need to succeed.
Girl Scout product sale activities feature age-appropriate lessons that combine business basics with the fun commonly associated with Girl Scouts. The program builds financial literacy and leadership skills as girls actively make discoveries and decisions about marketing, budgeting, customer service and goal setting. When you purchase a can of chocolate covered pretzels from a Girl Scout, you’re helping her learn these important skills that will help her grow into the strong, confident women she was born to be.
Additionally, the fall product sale program provides a jump start at the beginning of the Girl Scout year for girls to work towards reaching the goals that they have set for themselves. When our girls dream, they dream big. Whether it’s a trip overseas, robotics competition, or a week at summer day camp, girls decide on a goal, assess the funds necessary to achieve that goal and work together to make it happen. Parents appreciate the program for both the life lessons taught to their daughters, as well as the goals and dreams the girls are able to achieve that might otherwise be out of reach financially.
Girl Scout product sales also support other community organizations and our military. The Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore will continue its “Gift of Caring” program in partnership with the Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties developed as a service project where each troop/group can donate product sale items to worthwhile causes. Girl Scouts in our community will also send nuts, candy and cookies to soldiers overseas. Over the past two years, the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore has donated more than 6,000 product sale items to help feed those in need both at home and abroad.
This year’s fall product sale lineup includes chocolate covered pretzels, double chocolate truffles, whole cashews, pistachios, chocolate covered almonds, a blueberry pomegranate nut crunch, chocolate covered raisins, peanut butter bears, dulce de leche owls, deluxe pecan clusters, dark chocolate mint penguins, a cranberry nut mix, honey roasted peanuts and fruit slices. Visit www.jerseyshoregirlscoutnuts.com for a full list of products and other fall product sale program information.