November 12th – December 12th
Goodwill Industries-Big Bend has proudly teamed up with the Girl Scouts of the Florida Panhandle to help teach the importance of recycling, philanthropy, and community service. Girl Scout will earn a Good Turn for Goodwill patch, and troops will compete to win a pizza party provided by Goodwill.
How to Earn Patch
(one patch per Girl Scout – highest ranking patch will be distributed)
- Every Girl Scout who turns in a 13-gallon tall kitchen bag OR copier boxes of donations between Nov. 12th – Dec. 12th will receive a Good Turn for Goodwill patch. A dated rocker will also be earned to show the year the girl participated. Each year the girl will earn a new dated rocker patch.
- Each Girl Scout (3) in the three areas, Tallahassee, Panama City, Pensacola, who brings in the most bags or copier boxes of donations between Nov. 12th – Dec. 12th will earn a gold patch signifying GOOD TURN CHAMPION, a certificate of appreciation and tickets to a local fun spot.
- The Girl Scout troop (3) in the three areas, Tallahassee, Panama City, and Pensacola, who brings in the most bags or copier boxes of donations between Nov. 12th – Dec. 12th will earn a certificate of appreciation and a gift certificate for a pizza party at their convenience.
How to Collect Donations
- Collect items from family, friends, neighbors, And businesses
- Fill out the donation form and take each 13-gallon bag or copier box of donations to any Goodwill Donation Center. Visit our donations center pagefor a list of all donation sites.
- Tell the Donation Center attendant that you are participating in the Girl Scouts: Good Turn for Goodwill program. Have the donation attendant verify the donation, sign and date the donation form.
- Turn in the donation form to your troop leader.
- TURN IN YOUR PATCH ORDER NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 15: Troop Leaders must turn in your Troop’s TOTAL number of boxes and bags donated and the TOTAL number of girls who qualified for a patch, plus the name of the Girl Scout in your troop with the largest number of donations and her individual total during the Nov 12 – Dec. 12 Good Turn program timeline. Winners will be announced in January 2016.