Kaua‘i Girl Scout Troop 008 donated a complete of $6,000 to assist rescue animals on the island.
With funds earned from this yr’s cookie gross sales, the troop was ready to sponsor three kennels on the Kaua‘i Humane Society and buy provides and meals for the animals within the shelter.
“As a troop, the girls expressed their love for animals. Many shared that they want a career in helping animals when they get older,” stated Cheryl Lum, troop chief, in a press launch concerning the noble charity. “While they cannot yet be the veterinarians, they knew that this donation would allow them to help support the rescue animals now.”
Sponsoring kennels at Kaua‘i Humane Society pays for each animal that resides in that individual kennel for a complete yr.
Troop 008 sponsored one kitten kennel and two canine kennels at $1,500 every. The troop additionally bought and donated $1,500 value of provides and meals from Natural Pets Hawai‘i. In the method of fundraising by means of cookie gross sales, the women gained expertise in customer support, market evaluation, product information, teamwork, confidence, budgeting and extra.
The Kaua‘i troop’s donation upholds the longstanding, statewide custom of reinvesting funds from the annual cookie sale into the neighborhood. Other organizations which have benefitted from Girl Scout Cookie gross sales through the years embody native social companies companies serving households in want, kids’s hospitals, meals banks, sustainability teams, and others. For extra details about Girl Scouts of Hawai‘i, go to http://www.gshawaii.org.
Girl Scouts of Hawai‘i helps over 5,000 lady and grownup members statewide, constructing ladies of braveness, confidence, and character to make the world a greater place.