Sends Cookies to Service Men and Women

Posted on Jan 29 2014 - 6:55pm by Kim Kilpatrick

Selling cookies is one of the major fundraising activities for local Girl Scout troops. They have been selling cookies since 1917. There are now 28 varieties and today they sell about 200 million per year.

Everybody loves Girl Scout cookies because they taste so good. (The three favorite cookies are Thin Mints, Peanut Butter Sandwiches, and Shortbread.) knows how much everybody loves them. They are participating in the Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida’s “Cookies from the Heart” program. This program sends Girl Scout Cookies to active and deployed soldiers.

The Girl Scout Council of Tropical Florida has participated in the “Cookies from the Heart” program since 2008. They have sent more than 20,000 boxes of cookies to military personnel serving the United States on military bases. They have also given cookies to the Wounded Warriors Hospital in Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Many of’s customers are active military and their families. appreciates their service, dedication, and sacrifice. That is why they are participating in this program.

“It is with great pride that we send Girl Scout Cookies to the men and women who serve our country,” comments Victor Dante, CEO. “This small token brings something very American to our soldiers so far away and lets them know that we are thinking about them back home in the US.”

“We get many requests for Girl Scout Cookies from deployed servicemen, getting donations from companies such as helps us honor those requests while the sale of the cookies helps us fund our many programs” says Eva Prada, Product Sales Director.

The cookies will be sent to soldiers who have signed up or have had a family member sign them up with the Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, Inc. The cookies will be as part of a care package. in a web site where potential self storage customers can go online to locate, compare, and even reserve a self storage unit. Customers can also reserve storage for vehicles. In addition to making reservations online, customers can talk to someone in person at their call center at any time of the day and from anywhere in the United States. features software integrations with all major property management systems and uses the most advanced technology to pull data and push reservations in real time. has facilities in eighteen states and in Washington, D.C. They are headquartered in North Miami Beach, Florida.

Sources Used:

“ Sends Girl Scout Cookies to the Military.” PRWeb; 29 January 2014.

“Girl Scout’s Cookies from the Heart Program to Continue its Support of Men and Women Serving in the Military.” Premier Guide Miami.

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