- Troops earn 85¢ per package in troop proceeds for all packages
sold, including packages sold for Cookies for Heroes.
will earn a $20 bonus for every 240 packages (20 cases) sold.
- Payment to council from troops for EWCS will be via ACH payment
on November 23, 2020. Troops must submit an ACH authorization for
the 2020-2021 membership year no later than October
2020-2021 ACH Authorization Form
ACH Terms of Agreement
Cash or check payable to GSOFCT is accepted payments.
Troops/girls/families should carefully consider accepting checks from
customers not known to girls and families.
In an effort to keep transactions as contactless as possible,
troops/girls/families should consider accepting credit cards from
customers during EWCS. The Cheddar Up platform is one way to accept
credit cards from customers and electronic payments from families.
Information about GSOFCT’s Cheddar Up platform can be found here.
This short video explains
how girls/families can use Cheddar Up to accept credit cards from
customers during EWCS.
The Cheddar Up platform can accept credit cards either with a swipe
device or via manual entry of the customer’s credit card number. Check
with your troop volunteers to see if the troop has a Cheddar Up swipe
device that can be used during EWCS.
Girl/Family payment to the troop
This year, council is recommending troops collect payment from
girls/families via Cheddar Up. Troop volunteers can check out the
How Does Cheddar Up Work? drop down menu on the Cheddar
Up page for how the troop can use Cheddar Up to accept
electronic payments from families.
If a girl/family collects cash payments from customers, these funds
need to be turned over to the troop no later than November 9 to ensure
funds are available for the ACH payment to council scheduled for
Troop payment to council
Troop payment to council is via an ACH payment from the troop’s bank
account. This payment will be initiated on Monday, November 23. A
troop volunteer, who is also a signer on the troop’s bank account,
MUST complete the 2020-2021 ACH authorization form no later than
October 23. This authorization form needs to be completed for each
membership year; authorizations submitted prior to October 2, 2020,
are NOT valid for the current membership year.