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Friends of Scouting – Family

Friend of Scouting Tips for Packs!!

Pack Family FOS Presentations Scouting’s anniversary was Friday, which means a majority of our Blue and Gold Banquets are this week!  We coach our packs to schedule their presentations at their Blue and Gold because it is the meeting with the most parents and families present.  Be Prepared so you don’t miss this prime opportunity!…

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Friends of Scouting (FOS) Progress!

Twenty-Two (22) units have completed their presentations and have currently raised $18,914 or 16% to our district goal. We have seven (7) units this month that will give their FOS presentations! Let’s raise that thermometer to $40,000 by the end of February! Congratulations to the following units on a great start to the 2019 FFOS…

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[Troop 283 – Wayzata] Troop’s brilliant approach to Friends of Scouting yielded a 37% boost in giving

Need a boost to your Friends of Scouting campaign? Look no further than your Scouts. Friends of Scouting, the council-level annual giving campaign, attracts the funds that help your council provide vital programs and services to Scouts and Venturers. It’s often a council’s largest source of income — money that goes toward life-changing experiences for young men and young…

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MILLION DOLLAR DAY FOR SCOUTING REACHES A RECORD $1.1 MILLION

TWO BREAKFASTS OFFER INSPIRATION, RECOGNITION AND FELLOWSHIP Nearly 900 supporters attended our 2018 Million Dollar Day for Scouting – two breakfasts within a 25 hour period designed to raise $1 million to launch the 2019 Friends of Scouting Campaign. Participants saw a snapshot of Scouting’s influence as they shared fellowship and made their 2019 contributions.…

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Pick Up Your Family Friends of Scouting Packets and Provide Your Presentation Dates

Friends of Scouting Campaign We missed you at the November roundtable and would like to get your Family Friends of Scouting Campaign (FFOS) packets out to you as soon as possible. You can collect your packet in a couple different ways: District Roundtable on December 6th- Minnetonka Community Center @ 7:00 pm Connect with Nicole DeYong: ndeyoung@northernstar.org to…

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2018 Submit Your Unit’s Family FOS Dates

Unit Committee Chairman, Unit Friends of Scouting Chairman, or Unit FOS Contact: December 15th is the deadline to have your Family Friends of Scouting dates submitted for the 2018-2019 campaign.  Each unit must have two dates (one primary and one follow-up) submitted prior to the 15th in order to be considered for incentives.  It is…

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New Online Giving Tool Available For Units

FOS Online Giving A new online giving portal is available for units to create their own giving page. Like Facebook or GoFundMe, a unit can now create their own page to share with friends and family. Show off your unit with a picture and a story about what you are planning to do this year…

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