Girl Scouts raise price to $6 for box of cookies
Annual sale runs from Dec. 10 to March 29, 2023
Press Release, Girl Scouts of Western New York
The Girl Scouts of Western New York today announced some additions and changes to the upcoming cookie season.
Starting next month, GSWNY is bringing back its early holiday offer with the winter launch of the iconic Girl Scout Cookie Program. Cookie lovers across Western New York will be able to purchase their favorite cookies online on Dec. 10.
New this year, cookie lovers will be able to try the Raspberry Rally cookie, which is available for purchase online only while supplies last. Raspberry Rally has a pink, crisp raspberry-flavored center and is dipped in the same chocolate coating as our popular Thin Mint cookie. It will be sold exclusively on digital platforms and shipped directly to the customer’s door.
This upcoming cookie program year, there will also be a change in the package price. A package of cookies will now cost $6 per box. This is a $1 increase per box over last season.
The price adjustment will help offset the impact of inflation following the pandemic. This change is similar to other cookie companies, produce, and grocery store increases due to additional production costs for items like wheat, shipping, and fuel.
The cookie package price change will also allow girls to retain a higher amount of direct proceeds from their cookie sales. The Girl Scout Cookie Program is the largest entrepreneurial program for girls in the world, where girls get hands-on practice with various skills, including goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics as they learn to think like entrepreneurs.
Through the Cookie Program, girls not only discover their inner leadership potential but also use their earnings to power amazing experiences for themselves and their troops, including community service, travel, outdoor adventure, and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programming.
“We are committed to positioning girls for success both now and in the future through our comprehensive, year-round program experience for girls,” said Alison Wilcox, CEO of Girl Scouts of Western New York. “As the largest girl-led entrepreneurial program in the world, the Girl Scout Cookie Program provides girls with an unparalleled experience to hone their entrepreneurial skills and build a lifetime of leadership. We also welcome adult volunteers and girls to join Girl Scouts.”
The Girl Scout Cookie Program runs from Dec. 10 to March 29, 2023. To learn more about supporting a girl with a purchase, girl membership, and adult volunteerism, visit www.gswny.org or call 1-888-837-6410.