Operation Cookie Drop
During the 2018 Girl Scout Cookie Program, we celebrated 13 amazing years of Operation Cookie Drop, a community service project that brings a sweet taste of home to deployed military men and women and serving our country at home.
This year, we worked extra hard to reach our goal of donating ONE MILLION boxes of cookies since the project launched in 2005! How awesome is that?
During the 2018 Cookie Program, Girl Scouts across 41 counties worked to collect donations through both cookie booth sales and during Walkabout Week where they sold cookies within local neighborhoods.
Girls that donated 15 boxes earned our awesome Operation Cookie Drop patch. Girls who collected 30+ boxes or more for Operation Cookie Drop this year earned our limited-edition Reach for a Million patch as well!
Cookie Drops take place at The USO in Jacksonville, Cherry Point in Havelock, Seymour Johnson Airforce Base in Goldsboro, Fort Bragg near Fayetteville, NC Packs 4 Patriots in Ayden and more, to be delivered to military personnel. In addition to boxes of cookies, many Girl Scout troops have written letters to the troops to thank them for their service and to let them know that their country is thinking of them.
One million boxes donated to Operation Cookie Drop is an incredible milestone. Girl Scouts can achieve anything they set their mind to, especially when it means making a difference for others! Way to go, Girl Scouts!