Middletown High students bake cookies alongside vets

MIDDLETOWN, Del. (WPVI) -- Students at Middletown High School in Delaware baked cookies side-by-side with veterans on Tuesday.

The 25 students were joined by guest baker Major General Francis Vavala, the Army National Guard Officer who serves as Adjutant General for the State of Delaware.

The hundreds of cookies made during Tuesday's marathon baking session will be donated to Operation Cookie Dropoff for the troops.

Here's how you can get involved with Operation Cookie Dropoff:

-Drop off homemade or store-bought cookies at one of the designated collection sites in Delaware listed below.
-Cookies should arrive packed in square storage containers (8x8) or laid flat in gallon-size freezer bags. Don't overfill or they'll crumble.
-Donate heavy duty shipping boxes 18X20 or 20x20 and shipping peanuts.
-Make a contribution to help defer shipping costs.
Collection sites:
VFW Post 3792
5695 Summit Bridge Rd., Townsend, DE 19734
Dec. 9 12pm-6pm

Crabby Dicks Fort Delaware
30 Clinton Street, Delaware City, DE
Dec. 5-Dec. 9 during business hours

Lewinsky's On Clinton
92 Clinton Street, Delaware City, DE
Dec. 5-Dec. 9 during business hours

White Clay Creek Presbyterian Church

15 Polly Drummond Hill Rd., Newark, DE 19711
Dec. 10 9am-12pm

1839 S. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE
Dec. 7-9 during business hours

1 The Square, Milton, DE

American Legion Post 28 (Main Location)
Rt. 24 Millsboro, DE
Dec. 10 12-4pm.

Bills Sport Shop
18388 Coastal Hwy #10, Lewes, DE 19958
Dec. 5 - 9 during business hours
Crabby Dicks Rehoboth Beach

18831 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Dec. 7-9 during business hours

Kirby and Holloway
966 Jackson Ditch Rd, Harrington, DE
Dec. 5 - Dec. 9 8am. - 5:00pm.

Mason Dixon VFW Post 7234
29265 Marshy Hope Way, Ocean View, DE 19970
12 noon-5:00 pm, Dec. 5 - 9

Milford Elks Lodge 2401
18951 Elks Lodge Rd.
Milford, De. 19963
Friday Dec. 9th 4pm-9pm & Saturday Dec. 10 8am-12pm

Sandy's Dockside Footwear
R1 & West Virginia Avenue, Fenwick, DE
Dec. 10, 11am -3pm

Su Casa
101 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach, DE 19930
10am-6pm, Friday Dec.9; and 9am-12pm, December 10th
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