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Renee DiCesare
Renee DiCesare

OMGoodnes, what a waste! We saw the video on the news, and i got mad, because they're trashing perfectly good cookies that can be sent to our troops, and given to the homeless and food pantries. Donate any cookies that are left!

Evelyn Painter
Evelyn Painter
  • Renee DiCesare

I HAVE SAID THIS FOR YEARS AND BEEN TOLD NO... SOME OF OUR CUSTOMERS / PEOPLE BUY TO SEND TO TROOPS.. I WORK WITH A GROUP ...BEAMS OF LIGHT... WHO SENDS CARE PKGS. EACH MONTH TO AT LEAST 20 TO 30 SOLDIERS... JUST POSTAGE IS SO COSTLY..NO WE DO NOT SEND FOR FREE..GOVERNMENT SAID THEY HAVE NO FUNDING FOR SUCH THINGS... NOW I FIND THEY ARE TRASHING THE VERY THINGS WE SPEND OUR MONEY ON ...MAKES ME FURIOUS.. I CANNOT STOP THINKING OF JUST WHAT A WASTE THIS IS.. SO MUCH GOOD COULD COME FROM...

I HAVE SAID THIS FOR YEARS AND BEEN TOLD NO... SOME OF OUR CUSTOMERS / PEOPLE BUY TO SEND TO TROOPS.. I WORK WITH A GROUP ...BEAMS OF LIGHT... WHO SENDS CARE PKGS. EACH MONTH TO AT LEAST 20 TO 30 SOLDIERS... JUST POSTAGE IS SO COSTLY..NO WE DO NOT SEND FOR FREE..GOVERNMENT SAID THEY HAVE NO FUNDING FOR SUCH THINGS... NOW I FIND THEY ARE TRASHING THE VERY THINGS WE SPEND OUR MONEY ON ...MAKES ME FURIOUS.. I CANNOT STOP THINKING OF JUST WHAT A WASTE THIS IS.. SO MUCH GOOD COULD COME FROM WHAT THEY ARE TRASHING.. MY SCOUT CO- LEADER BROUGHT THIS TO MY ATTENTION THIS MORNING AND I AM STILL KEYED UP..

I AM 65 YRS. AND STILL GET UPSET AT SUCH THINGS...I AM A SR. ON FIXED INCOME AND I KNOW I HAVE TO BUY MY COOKIES TO SEND OVER TO SOLDIERS WHO LOVE THEM..AND WAIT FOR THEM IN SPRING.. MAY GOD FORBID THAT WE TRASH THEM AGAIN........THEY ARE A BIT OF HOME TO THOSE OVER THERE WHO ARE IN HARMS WAY..FIGHTING FOR US...PLEASE, SOMEONE MAKE SURE THIS YEAR THEY GO TO SOME GOOD USES AND NOT A TRASH DUMP...:( :(

Marlene LaCombe
Marlene LaCombe
  • Renee DiCesare

AMEN EVELYN!

Kevlin Charles
Kevlin Charles
  • Renee DiCesare

It is better to toss the cookies in the trash......The Troops don't need all this sugar poison..
Send them something of real value other than junk sugar cookies......

Paul Cofrancesco
Paul Cofrancesco
  • Renee DiCesare

Thanks for speaking up - you obviously grew up in a generation that cared - waste not, want not. Emma needs the support and wisdom of elders like you.

Robert Viehweger
Robert Viehweger
  • Renee DiCesare

I want to see you thousands of miles from home with nothing but sand and death waiting around any and every corner, Charles. Then I want someone to consider sending you something to remind you of home, then saying, "Nah, this is the bad part of home.. cookies are evil and they don't need this." You, sir, are a dick.

David Smith
David Smith
  • Renee DiCesare

Charles Dickens

@Charles Kevlin--I really don't know how to properly respond to this "Holier than thou" attitude, other than - I am really glad that Philadelphia is not in America. If it were, I would not be surprised at anything that happened.

Krysta Swartz
Krysta Swartz
  • Renee DiCesare

Charles quit being an idiot, apparently you have never been in the military

Judi Magruder
Judi Magruder
  • Renee DiCesare

YOU'RE AN IDIOT CHARLES KEVLIN....TROOPS DO NEED SUGAR, JUST CAUSE YOU ARE OLD AND FAT AND SHOULDN'T HAVE SUGAR...OUR TROOPS ARE IN GREAT SHAPE AND A FEW COOKIES WON'T HURT THEM!!!!! SO PLEASE TAKE YOUR VERY UNSMART REMARK OUT OF HERE!!!!

Dan Whisler
Dan Whisler
  • Renee DiCesare

Charles Kevlin, have you ever spent time in war? sugar is NOT a problem, it's a comfort!
but that's not the issue here, now go eat your brussel sprouts!!!

Robert Hendrix
Robert Hendrix
  • Renee DiCesare

ok so send them some where else u dont throw food away when there r starving people in it m u no 1 dollar a day will help all theese kids all over the world send cookies

Bethany Brown Charles
Bethany Brown Charles

As someone who was a Brownie and Girl Scout growing up, this saddens me. As the wife of a Marine, the mother of a Marine and as someone who knows ALOT of Marines who deploy, this bothers me. Why not send the cookies to our deployed troops who LOVE nothing more than to get something from home? Even if there is a "contract" with the cookie makers, why don't the Girl Scouts work with this company to get these cookies overseas? Do you know how happy you'd make a deployed servicemember when they...

As someone who was a Brownie and Girl Scout growing up, this saddens me. As the wife of a Marine, the mother of a Marine and as someone who knows ALOT of Marines who deploy, this bothers me. Why not send the cookies to our deployed troops who LOVE nothing more than to get something from home? Even if there is a "contract" with the cookie makers, why don't the Girl Scouts work with this company to get these cookies overseas? Do you know how happy you'd make a deployed servicemember when they open a care package and there's a box or two of cookies in it? As of right now, I will not buy Girl Scout cookies ever again. Kudos to you Emma for standing up for what is right!

Jonathan Oakley
Jonathan Oakley

Not sure if I believe this. My wife is a leader and we have Operation Cookie drop here that is a way for the troops to get cookies. My wife and I donated 10 boxes. I was overseas in 2006 and we got several hundred boxes from a council in Florida. As for the wasted cookies; they probably cannot donate them or do much with them if they are distributed and sent back because of some inane health code. It is similar for many restaurants and grocery stores here as I have learned; they cannot...

Not sure if I believe this. My wife is a leader and we have Operation Cookie drop here that is a way for the troops to get cookies. My wife and I donated 10 boxes. I was overseas in 2006 and we got several hundred boxes from a council in Florida. As for the wasted cookies; they probably cannot donate them or do much with them if they are distributed and sent back because of some inane health code. It is similar for many restaurants and grocery stores here as I have learned; they cannot donate stuff to local soup kitchens, food banks or homeless shelters because of health codes and such. I agree that they should find a way not to waste them but no sure if this is 100% spot on as far as some of the facts.

Michael Gideon
Michael Gideon

My daughter has collected money in the past for cookies for the troops I have no idea if they are doing it this year or not but I think she is because she is collecting for it. In the past years she got the money together herself and mailed the cookies off herself. She was so proud doing it. I cannot see how the Girl Scouts could stop that unless they are able to stop the mail(impossible) Also, at the end of the year the left over cookies from this area are donated to St. Mathews house I...

My daughter has collected money in the past for cookies for the troops I have no idea if they are doing it this year or not but I think she is because she is collecting for it. In the past years she got the money together herself and mailed the cookies off herself. She was so proud doing it. I cannot see how the Girl Scouts could stop that unless they are able to stop the mail(impossible) Also, at the end of the year the left over cookies from this area are donated to St. Mathews house I know this because last year I was the one that dropped them off. The people in the homeless shelter were following me around like zombies! It was so funny.I do not know where this info comes from but to wasting food is horrible. I would think that all the othere councles would do the same as ours. I can say that collier county donates the left over cookies and as far as the cookies for the troops it is a lot of extra work to get the cookies overseas to our troops. I bet it is the responibility of the local leaders and parents and that may be were the problem lies with the cookies for troops question!

David Powell
David Powell

The Girl Scouts attitude seems to be if we can't be " PAID " for them then nobody should have them! One hand held out to teach values, other hand withdrawn because of attitude! :(

Nathalie Yelle
Nathalie Yelle

partagé

Lisa Velazquez
Lisa Velazquez

OMG, that is a waste. Donate.

Brenda Moultrie
Brenda Moultrie

my granddaughter is a Girl Scout and I hope to NOT find out that they are throwing away cookies..why would you do that? I agree send them to the troops., how ridiculous and what example is this sending to the girls..doesn't make sense...

Alicia Carter Evans
Alicia Carter Evans

I don't under stand this world of selfish people if they gonna east them they should free heartily send them to our troops that r risking their lives to save theirs iv got friends over their n my son in law was in the army up till February last year

Patricia Bladh
Patricia Bladh

They make me ashamed I was a girl scout and will not support this organization and will spread the word if they don't make amends ASAP.

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