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Girl Scouts hope to send 50K cookies to troops

Operation Cookie is a joint effort between the Girl Scouts and Republic Bank to collect money...
Operation Cookie is a joint effort between the Girl Scouts and Republic Bank to collect money to purchase cookies to send to members of the U.S. armed forces.(WAVE 3 News)
Updated: Feb. 27, 2019 at 12:15 PM CST
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A delicious operation kicked off Wednesday.

Operation Cookie is a joint effort between the Girl Scouts and Republic Bank to collect money to purchase cookies to send to members of the U.S. armed forces.

“Having Girl Scout cookies just really reminds them of their home because there are so many memories connected to eating Girl Scout cookies for so many people,” Girl Scout Jessie Jones said.

Jessie Jones
Jessie Jones(WAVE 3 News)

Republic Bank purchased the first 1,000 boxes. The goal is to send 50,000 boxes to military members.

Jones added, “There are pictures of soldiers getting cookies for the first time being deployed and it’s just the happiest moment, it’s like Christmas came early.”

Donations for Operation Cookie can be made at any Republic Bank Branch through March 24.

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