Girl Scouts Donate to Fort Campbell – Tennessee News

Girl Scouts Donate to Fort Campbell –  Tennessee News


The Leaf-Chronicle

12:24 p.m. CT March 20, 2017

Girl Scouts donate over 37,000 packages of cookies to Fort Campbell

Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee (GSMIDTN) donated 37,444 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to Fort Campbell soldiers through its Gift of Caring program on March 17. This donation amount was a 20.37% increase from last year’s gift. Through Gift of Caring, Girl Scouts are able to show their appreciation for men and women in uniform or support those in need by giving them Girl Scout Cookies. Girls choose an organization they want to benefit and give customers the opportunity to purchase cookies as a donation. For the past six years, GSMIDTN has been partnering with Hugs for Our Soldiers to donate cookies to the soldiers at Fort Campbell. “We are extremely fortunate to be the organization that Girl Scouts chooses to support,” said Kathy Orcutt, founder of Hugs for Our Soldiers.

“As groups were picking up, so many times it was said to me, “Are you sure these are free?” and I told them this cookie drop is the result of their hard work combined with the love our general public has for our military. The soldiers were just in awe of this story! Smiles came across their faces.” The delivery of these cookies would not have been possible without the generosity of M&W Logistics Group. M&W enjoys the opportunity to donate a driver, trailer and tractor to deliver Girl Scout Cookies to Fort Campbell each year.

“Our Gift of Caring program is one of my favorite components of the Girl Scout…

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