Thursday, April 16, 2009
Never Forget: Saturday package drive is chance for you to tell our troops that their service still matters; contribute small items to package drive
For the past five years, a group of Tennessee Marine mothers have been making sure their loved ones and those in the other services are not forgotten.
So three times a year they send care packages, which to our men and women in the field treasure as a Godsend from home. These packages mean so much to these heroes giving so much in return.
The latest package mailing is Saturday in Mt. Juliet. Set up and the receiving of donations is from 4-7 p.m. the evening before.
Here is what is needed and where to go to make a difference for our troops:
PLEASE join us for our April 18th care package event!
Place : Grace Baptist Church
201 Belinda Parkway
Mount Juliet, TN 37122
SET UP : Friday, April 17th 4 PM - 7:30 PM
We will set up tables, sort and
CONTINUED SET UP: Sat., April 18 10 PM - Noon
LUNCHEON - BRING A DISH TO SHARE! WE EAT AT NOON
PACKING BOXES WILL BEGIN IMMEDIATELY AFTER LUNCH!
PLEASE MAKE AN EFFORT AT WORK OR WITHIN YOUR
CHURCH TO COLLECT ITEMS FOR OUR TROOPS. HERE'S
WHAT WE NEED:
POWDERED GATORADE (SMALL SIZE)
SLIM JIMS / BEEF JERKY
CRACKERS AND EASY CHEESE
KRAFT EASY MAC
POUCHES OF TUNA/CHICKEN
SPICES (ONION POWDER ETC.) NOT LARGE SIZE
WHITE ATHLETIC SOCKS
CHAPSTICK / LIP BALM
SMALL PKG. BABY WIPES
CANNED SPAGHETTI / RAVIOLI
VIENNA SAUSAGES (NO PORK)
CD'S / DVD'S
TRAVEL SIZED HAND SANITIZERS
INEXPENSIVE HAND HELD VIDEO
PRE PAID PHONE CARDS
WE ALSO INCLUDE CARDS, LETTERS, AND DRAWINGS FROM CHILDREN
AND ADULTS. THIS ADDS A PERSONAL TOUCH THAT THE TROOPS LOVE
TO RECEIVE! THIS IS A WONDERFUL WAY FOR YOUR GROUP, CHILDREN
OR ORGANIZATION TO SUPPORT OUR TROOPS!!
WE KNOW EVERYONE IS HAVING A DIFFICULT TIME. PLEASE TRY TO
BUY ONE ITEM FROM THE LIST OR MAKE A CASH DONATION.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED GENEROSITY,
PACKAGE DRIVE CHAIR