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Girl Scout cookies can now be ordered online and delivered to first responders

Girl Scouts are known for being resourceful, and they have found a safe way to sell their cookies during the coronavirus pandemic.

Thin Mints, Trefoils, and Caramel deLites can now be purchased online and shipped to your home or donated to first responders and volunteers fighting coronavirus. Cookie sales help fund programs, training, and scholarships for Scouts.

Troops across the United States have been sending boxes of cookies and homemade masks to hospitals, nursing homes, first responders, and volunteer programs, as well as other organizations that could use a sweet treat; Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama teamed up to send more than a dozen cases of cookies to Feeding the Gulf Coast, which works with over 400 agencies to distribute food in Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida.