Help our troops
Cookies for Our Troops thanks the generous men and women of ATI-Allegheny Ludlum/Brackenridge for their recent gate collection. This is the eighth year their donations have helped local soldiers celebrate Christmas abroad.
This year, Cookies will support 300 soldiers stationed in Afghanistan who have a connection to the Alle-Kiski Valley. The Christmas stockings stuffed with goodies and greetings from the Valley are sure to brighten Christmas so far from home.
Send donations to Cookies for Our Troops, P.O. Box 3101, Arnold, PA 15068 or Sam's Pop & Beer Shop, Arnold.
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