CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WV Information) — Woman Scouts all through the world donated greater than 1,000 bins of cookies to health-care staff on April 10 as a part of “Well being Care Heroes.”
Well being Care Heroes is an annual occasion by which the Woman Scouts of the Black Diamond Council hosts cubicles close to hospitals and different medical amenities to encourage the neighborhood to buy cookies that may be donated to our health-care heroes.
“Giving again to the neighborhood is vital to Woman Scouts, and Well being Care Heroes is a superb alternative for us to point out how a lot these of us imply to us,” mentioned Beth Casey, CEO of the Woman Scouts of Black Diamond.
Native companies, together with AssuredPartners, Truist WV Basis and Suddenlink, have contributed to the Well being Care Heroes initiative.
The Cookie Program started in 1917 as a manner for troops to finance actions. As we speak, this system encourages ladies to find their inside management potential and use their earnings to create experiences for themselves and their troop — together with journey, outside journey, and science, expertise, engineering and math programming.
Proceeds from the sale keep native and have led to the help of things like animal shelters, meals banks and extra in communities – all whereas educating the women essential expertise like aim setting, decision-making, cash administration, folks expertise and enterprise ethics.
Nonetheless, the Woman Scouts’ cookie proceeds alone aren’t sufficient to energy the Woman Scout Motion — investing in ladies is vital year-round, and never simply throughout cookie season.