Girl Scouts Get Big Donations After Thief Swipes Cookie Cash

A cookie monster may have stolen a troop's cash, but he didn't take away its spirit. Credit: AP Snagging a handful of Thin Mints from the cookie jar is one thing. But when $417 was stolen from Girl Scout cookie sales last weekend, an I...Community rallies around Girl Scout troop after thieves steal its cookie money.

Celebrate Girl Scout Week

Mmmm ... Girl Scout cookies! Credit: Girl Scouts If you can still recite the Girl Scout Pledge ("On my honor, I will try to serve God and my country, to help people at all times and to live by the Girl Scout Law"), why not help celebra...Thin Mints, Tagalongs, Samoas, Do-Si-Dos, Trefoils. Tell us you're not hungry yet.

Get a Box of Cookies With $25 Girl Scout Donation

Girl Scout cookies are never out of season. Credit: The Girl Scout Council of Greater New York
Mmmmm. Girl Scout cookies! Want to donate to a great cause and reap the rewards of a box of Do-Si-Dos, Samoas, Tagalongs, Trefoils, Lemon Chalet Cr...
A donation that helps the Girl Scouts and gets you a free box of cookies? Sweet deal!

Teenage Girls Portray Themselves as Sexy and Crazy Online, Survey Finds

You may be shocked by your daughter's online image. Credit: Getty Images
The time your teenage daughter spends on social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace or Twitter may be causing identity confusion, as her online persona probably por...
She may be all sweet and smart at home, but on Facebook, your teen wants to be known as sexy and funny.

Girl Scouts Distribute Planned Parenthood Sex Guide at United Nations Meeting

The Planned Parenthood brochure encourages young people to explore their bodies.
The World Association of Girl Scouts and Girl Guides hosted a "no-adults-welcome panel" at the United Nations this week, where Planned Parenthood was allowed to dist...

Girl Scouts Ban Online Cookie Sales

If you look forward each year to stocking up on Girl Scout cookies but have yet to have anyone knock on your door offering to sell you some, you probably aren't too worried. You can just go online and order some at your convenience, right? Wrong. Unl...

Girl Scout Cookies Get Downsized

If one hasn't shown up already, there is a good chance that in the next few weeks a Girl Scout will knock on your door and try to sell you some cookies. I got my order in two days ago and am anxiously awaiting my cookie delivery. But according to Gir...

Autistic Girl Kicked out of Girl Scout Troop

Like many autistic children, 8-year-old Magi Klages finds new situations to be stressful. So her parents weren't surprised when she began acting out by biting herself and running around at her first gathering with her new Girl Scout troop in Wisconsi...

Girl Scout sells record number of cookies

Sadly, Girl Scout cookie season has come and gone this year. As usual, we blew through our cookie purchases in no time at all. Do-Si-Dos, Samoas and Tagalongs -- all gone. Even the Thin Mints I stashed behind the veggies in the freezer have long sinc...

Girls scouts refuse to sell cookies

Ann Arbor cookie lovers may find themselves short of Girl Scout cookies this year. Michigan 12-year-olds Madison Vorva and Rhiannon Tomtishen have decided not to sell the popular fund-raising cookies. That's because they learned during an award proje...

Another girl scout gets robbed of cookie money

So we've all learned that we don't go around the neighborhood selling cookies without an adult, right girls? In fact, let's all just set up a table outside the local grocery store and sell cookies with mom right there. That'll be perfectly safe, righ...

Girl Scout robbed of cookie money

Would you let your ten-year-old daughter go out alone to sell Girl Scout cookies? Neither would Chris Grant, but his daughter did it anyway. Nicole Grant went out with a friend to sell cookies and was stopped by a twelve-year-old girl. The other girl...

"Safe sex" merit badges?

Girlguiding UK (similar to Girl Scouts in the US) thought it was about time they came up with a few more modern merit badges. So the organization surveyed 1000 of its members to see which skills they thought were most important. High on the list, ap...

Girl Scouts reinvent themselves

Contrary to popular opinion, the Girl Scouts are not just about enslaving young girls for the purpose of selling cookies without paying the overhead of a retail site. It's also about embroidery and cooking. At least, that's what most people -- and mo...

Will the Girl Scouts sell drugs with cookies?

Since their announcement of no longer selling cookies with trans fats, many have wondered if the Girl Scouts have been looking for a way to get to the hearts and wallets of the trans-fat loving American public. Enter Johnson & Johnson and a very ...


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