DENVER (CBS4) – The community came together at Broncos Stadium at Mile High to give our nation’s heroes a sweet surprise this holiday season.
On Sunday, volunteers baked 300 brownies in the stadium’s kitchen. The treats will be sent to troops overseas where they don’t have many options for food.READ MORE: Educator Maggie Stastny Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison After Having Sex With Inmate At Juvenile Detention Center
Melissa Kuipers started baking for troops 10 years ago in her home kitchen.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: Douglas County Commissioners Approve Resolution Defying Indoor Face Mask Mandate
“There’s so much of an opportunity to give back, and our U.S. military service members give so much. So this is the least we can do to make them feel at home for the holidays,” Melissa Kuipers, the organizer of Baking For The Troops.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
Congressman Mike Coffman was one of those volunteers. The program has given thousands of troops a brownie for the last 10 years.