Girl Scout cookie sale boycott
MACEDONIA, Ohio. -- It is an all-American favorite with fans all over the country but now an Ohio group is asking people to boycott the Girl Scout cookie sale.
The group is actually made up of Girl Scout enthusiasts. They say the annual cookie sale is not the best way to raise money for the organization.
They hope their boycott will serve as a wake-up call for Girl Scout administrators, especially after their local chapter was forced to close four of its seven camps.
"They're hugely important, even the former CEO said camping and Girl Scouts are synonymous," said Lynn Richardson, Trefoil Integrity. ”I'm afraid there might not be Girl Scouts for the next generation."
The group says they love Girl Scouts but believe those sweet treats are just not enough to keep the organization alive.
Troops keep 10 to 20 percent of the money from sales. Cookies sell for about $3.50 a box.