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$732,638.37 in Troop Profit!

Congratulations to Girl Scout Heart of the South troops - you earned $732,638.37 in profit from this past year's Girl Scout Cookie Program. 

Girls make an impact when they choose how to spend their Cookie profit - on troop registration fees, community service, trips - What could $732,638.37 do?...It could...

  • Buy 146,527 teddy bears for a shelter
  • Purchase 122,106 admission tickets to Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace
  • Register 61,053 Girl Scouts Get 46,516 Brownie vests
  • Send 2,930 girls to Summer Camp
  • Allow 431 Girl Scouts to go on the Our Cabana Trip to Mexico

Southaven, MS Girl Scout Troop 10667 used part of their profits to purchase items off of the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis "wish list" and give their customer donated cookies to patients and their families living in the home.

What are you doing with your Troop Profit?

We'd like to know. Please send an email to Deanne McElroy and share your troop plans with us.

From around the council...

Germantown Troop 10754 is renting a beach house for a week in Gulf Shores (June 11-18) with our cookie money.  Besides spending relaxing and fun time on the beach, we'll be spending a day at a local water park and another day touring the USS Alabama Battleship, located at Mobile Bay.  We also plan to attend the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival and shopping at the famous Tanger Outlet Mall.  

Troop 40119 from Medina TN is using their profits for a weekend trip to St. Louis to visit the City Museum and Six Flags.

Troop 20250 is buying Brownie and Daisy books and plans on taking an end of summer trip.


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