Care packages accepted for soldiers
Aug 25, 2010 | 589 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The VFW Auxiliary #9170 & American Legion Unit #274 are accepting donations at the VFW Post home, located at 1801 S. Washington St., for care packages for U.S. troops overseas. They will be accepting nonperishable items.

Suggested donations include items such as soap, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, wipes, tissues, socks, powders, toothpaste, toothbrushes, candy, gum and socks. Personal size (small) items are needed, along with a variety of snacks. Playing cards as well as writing materials are always welcome. Large container items are not feasibly carried in backpacks. No glass items will be accepted.

The next packages will be sent in plenty of time for Christmas. To make a donation or send a package to a particular soldier overseas, contact Hilda Rodriguez at 362-1231 or Teresa Holland at 358-1550 for further information.

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