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2014 Fall Product Sale

October 10 –  November 2

What can a girl do? With your help, a girl can do anything! Participating in Girl Scout Product Sale activities is a great way to build leadership skills that will last a lifetime. The Girl Scout Product Sales Programs are the largest girl-led business in the world. We recognize girls as one of our nation’s greatest assets and have made it our mission to develop girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.

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Top 3 Reasons for Your Troop to Participate

 

1. Earn Start-up Funds!
Whether you are volunteering as a troop leader or service unit manager, this is a great way for you to earn start-up funds for the upcoming Girl Scout year! The opportunities are endless on how to use Troop Proceeds:

  • Purchase Girl Uniforms
  • Plan a Troop or Service Unit Event/Program
  • Purchase Great Start Kits, Journey Books or any additional Girl Scout Materials

 

2. Sales Made Easy!
Three easy ways for girls and troops to participate:

  • Online Sales
  • Traditional Magazine, Nut and Candy Sales
  • Reach Out Address Booklet

Girls can participate in one or all parts of the sale, making it adaptable for troops and independent girls.

3. Teach Girls Valuable Lessons!
Great 5 Skills for Girl programming –  easy to use materials provided for your 1st couple troop meetings!
To learn more about the five skills learned through product sales, check out our 5 Skills Guide.

 

How it works:

Attend the Fall Sale Volunteer Training to get all the important Fall Sale information and materials for your Troop AND receive a FREE photo book gift certificate!

Can’t attend the physical training on September 26th?

  • Attend the lunch and learn session via conference call (see dates and info below)
  • Watch the training video live!

 

After you have completed training your Service Unit Fall Sale Coordinator will provide you with all Fall Materials and a log in to the Fall Sale System – NutE

  • Don’t know who your FSC is? Contact the local GSDH office – 800-666-2141.

Save the Date!

 

Fall Sale Volunteer Training
September 26, 2014
6:30 PM CST
All GSDH Office Locations

Missed the Training?

Fall Sale Training Powerpoint
Fall Sale Training Video
Girl Goal Sheet
Service Unit Goal Sheet
Troop Goal Sheet

Lunch & Learn Sessions
October 1 and 7
12:00 – 1:00 PM CST
Join one of our Q&A Conference Call sessions specifically for Volunteers! Review the Fall Sale Volunteer Guide and ask any questions you have!

Call in Information:
Volunteer Toll-Free Conference Call Number: 1-866-223-6392
Access Code: 0367916

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It’s Easy to Participate!

Girl Scouts-Dakota Horizons knows how important and limited TIME is to girls, volunteers and their families. Our Fall Product Sale offers LOTS of flexible sales options – girls, parents and troops can choose how they want to participate:

  1. Online
    Customers can order online for Nuts, Candy, Magazines and Photo Products
  2. In Person
    Visit with family and friends to place orders for Nuts, Candy, Magazines and Photo Products
  3. Fill out Reach Out Booklets
    Complete the Reach Out Booklet (postcards to friends and family). Turn into your service unit and QSP takes care of the rest!

Girl Scouts can choose any combination of these ways to sell – they can sell all products at all sales options or they can just do one or two. The options and combinations are completely up to the girls!

Troop Proceeds

Troops earn funds which should be used to support your Troops Girl Scout year! Have your Girl Scouts and Parents vote on how they want to use their funds earned for the year—after all the sale is for the Girls: purchase new uniforms, go to camp or purchase Journey Books for all the Girls are some examples. There are a million ways to use your funds earned by participating in the Fall Product Sale. Girls learn skills along the way and have a ton of fun too!

Troops Earn
$.75 per nut/candy item sold$2.25 per magazine/photo item sold$3.00 per reach out booklet filled out (1 book per girl)
Service Units Earn
$.05 per nut/candy item sold
Service Units also earn proceeds from all Troops who participate.
SU Proceed Policy/Guidelines
Individual Girl Scouts earn proceeds based on a sales range
Individual Girl Scouts – not associated with a Troop. Individual Girl Proceeds (in place of Troop Proceeds) per IRS Range Regulations.
Individual Girl Proceeds Policy

Volunteer Resources

Volunteer Online Resources

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Questions regarding Fall Product Sale? Contact Us!

cookies@gsdakotahorizons.org

2014 Fall Product Sale: October 10 – November 2, 2014

 

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