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Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road donates $28,000 worth of cookies to God’s Pantry Food Bank

Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road will donate more than $28,000 worth of cookies to God’s Pantry Food Bank, as part of the Council’s ‘Operation Sweet Treat’ program, whereby Girl Scout customers purchase cookies and then donate them to important causes locally. God’s Pantry Food Bank is Kentucky’s largest food bank, and offers critical assistance to those struggling with food...

Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road calls on businesses to buy nearly 50,000 boxes of cookies

Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road (GSKWR) relies heavily on cookie sales as they represent more than 80 percent of its annual operating budget. The cookie sales also provide girls and their troops the opportunity to set goals and earn their own money, used to fund rigorous programs and growth opportunities. Because GSKWR Girl Scouts must sell cookies door-to-door and at public gathering places,...

Secretary of State to kick off third annual statewide food drive with Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has kicked off the third annual Commonwealth of Kentucky Bowl. This is a collaborative effort between the Office of the Secretary of State, Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana, Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road and Feeding Kentucky. The Commonwealth of Kentucky Bowl food drive is a friendly competition between Girl Scout troops in Kentucky and Southern...