Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida donate over 50,000 cookies to hometown heroes, troops

By: Sarasota Herald-Tribune | • PUBLISHED: April 19th, 2024

The Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida recently concluded another successful Girl Scout Cookie Program with a total of 1.1 million packages sold along the Gulf Coast.

A highlight of the GSGCF’s Cookie Program is an emphasis on giving back to the community. Through the Gift of Caring Program, customers may donate cookies to support hometown heroes, active military personnel and veterans. In total, the Gift of Caring Program collected 50,007 boxes of cookies that will be distributed to support military personnel overseas, local police, firefighters, teachers, and doctors and nurses and to local senior centers and food pantries.