Items needed for soldier boxes
The YMCA is sending care packages to soldiers stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan on Nov. 10. The cost to send each box is $12.95. Items requested include the following:...
The YMCA is sending care packages to soldiers stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan on Nov. 10. The cost to send each box is $12.95. Items requested include the following:
Letters from people, especially children
Hard candy, gum, licorice and snacks
Writing paper and envelopes
Shampoo and conditioner (for a man or a woman)
Thin work gloves - brown or tan
Thin stocking caps - dark colored, for under the helmet
Socks - white athletic; Marine, black; Army or Air Force, dark green
T-shirts - Army, brown, tan; Navy or Marines, green; Air Force, sand
DVD movies (PG-13 or milder)
Lotions and moisturizers
Magazines - automobile, fitness, sports (remember, there are women, too)
Air fresheners (cardboard on a string)
Razors/shave gel (for men and women)
Twin size bedding
Nutritional/weight lifting aids such as protein powder, energy bars, etc.
Decks of cards or puzzle books
Note: No home-cooked anything.