Operation Troops4Troops booth photo

Operation Troops For Troops, cookies for soldiers

Brownie Troop#354,1st graders at Lafayette Meadows Elementary have organized a campaign called "Operation Troops for Troops". The idea is to collect notes/cards & donations for GS cookies to send to the 1st293rd & 76th Brigade from IN. Their mission is "to put a note of thanks & a taste of home in every soldier's hand." Their goal is to collect ~3500 boxes of GS cookies & cards, enough for each member of the 76th Brigade. They have quickly enlisted other GS troops to help in this endeavor. They will have booths to collect donations for cookies as well as write cards all over the city as well as asking areas schools, churches etc. to help. This service project for our Troops will run Jan.18th-March 8th. Anyone interested in helping can contact Troop leader Tina Cumbey @ troops4troops@aol.com

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PFC Walker says ... on Saturday, Oct 25 at 5:43 AM

Thank you ALL!!! Very proud of all of you!! God Bless!! Im currently in Iraq and it nice to know we have support!!!

freebird says ... on Friday, Feb 8 at 1:28 AM

What patriotic & optimistic little girls! Hope they collect enough for all our soldiers. They deserve it! We are free because of the brave.

Aunt Judy says ... on Saturday, Jan 19 at 2:32 PM

I am so proud of what these young ladies are doing for our Troups. I hope the comunity supports their very worthy cause. God bless our Brownies and Soldiers.

Chris says ... on Friday, Jan 18 at 11:49 PM

What a wonderful idea! I hope the word gets out to everyone about this campaign! I'm sure the troops will love the reminder of home!

G. Thomas says ... on Friday, Jan 18 at 10:14 PM

As the mom of one of these girls I can't tell you how proud I am of the whole group! Thanks to all who have or are planning on donating so we can support our troops! Thanks also for purchasing girl scout cookies! We couldn't do it without you!

aw says ... on Friday, Jan 18 at 8:06 PM

This is an awesome way to help others. These girls are in the first grade and learning already how to give back. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!!!!!

Dennis says ... on Friday, Jan 18 at 5:25 PM

What a great idea - we will definitely make a donation for the troops.

Citizen123 says ... on Friday, Jan 18 at 2:50 PM

This sounds like a great service project for the girls and a great way to let the troops know that we still appreciate all they are doing to maintain our freedom!

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