“It is such a small thing, but I think it means a lot to them,” Butler said.
Butler also keeps a file of notes and emails received, including which cookies seem to survive the trip the best. The verdict? Oatmeal raisin.
“Yes, with the climate and timing conditions, these cookies hold up the best,” Butler said.
The committee is continuing to gather names and addresses for men and women serving overseas. To add a name to the list, or for more information about Treat the Troops, contact Butler at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Ethel Hammond @email@example.com.