Good Morning All,
Lisa Workman, one of our members from Parkersburg, is organizing “Stockings 4 Troops”, an event to send items to our men and women in the Sandbox this Christmas season. This will run from 18 Oct until 12 Nov.
You do NOT have to be a West Virginia resident to participate. If you so desire, gift cards from Wal-Mart, Kroger, etc., may be purchased and sent to Lisa. She will use those to purchase items.
Details are below, including a list of items that are needed. Contact Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information:
Lewis County Commissioner’s Office- Agnes Queen
Bendale Church- Please contact Terri Flint
Fred Eberle Technical Center- HOSA Students Jessica Losh
Sixpence Pub- 1956 7th Street Parkersburg WV
Vienna Florist- 2807 Grand Central Avenue Vienna WV
WE ARE LOOKING FOR OTHER DONATION LOCATIONS…. IF YOU OR YOUR BUSINESS OR ORGANIZATION WOULD LIKE TO BE INVOLVED PLEASE CONTACT ME 304-482-2507 OR SEND A MESSAGE
Most Requested Items to be donated
BEEF JERKY / SLIM JIMS
POWDER DRINK MIX (Gatorade, Kool-Aid, Crystal Light)
SUNFLOWER SEEDS & PUMPKIN SEEDS
TUNA & CHICKEN SALAD (in foil pouches, or ready-to-eat kits (no cans)
PROTEIN POWDER & PROTEIN BARS
CHOCOLATE PRODUCTS accepted from OCTOBER through FEB (it will melt in high temperatures!)
Hot Chocolate packets, Herbal teas
Hard Pretzels / Cheetos / Fritos / Chex Mix / Wheat Thins / Ritz
Gum / Hard Candy (must be individually wrapped in large bags)
Granola Bars / Power Bars / Cereal Bars / Cliff Bars
Fig Newtons, Oreos, Cheese & Crackers – Small Packs
Trail Mix, Dried Fruit, Granola, Fruit Roll-Ups / Fruit By The Foot / Fruit Gummies
DRY SOUP: (Ramen Noodles / Cup-O-Soup: just add water)
NUTS: Peanuts, Mixed Nuts (salted preferred)
MICROWAVE FOOD (Popcorn, Chef-Boy-R-Dee, Mac’n’Cheese…)
Rice Krispie Treats (Store-bought only)
Oatmeal Packs (Instant: just add water)
Cereal (Small, individual boxes)
Condiments, Spices; Sugar; Salad Dressing (no glass jars)
Caffeinated gum or candy (to stay alert)
BABY WIPES (travel size)
Lip balm / Chap Stick / Carmex / Blistex
Tissues (individual packs; travel size)
We are trying to keep the stocking and open and eat instant gratification foods.
If you live far away and still want to help you can by sending donations of product or by sending a gift card to Wal-mart, Kroger’s, or a pre-paid visa. Last year we sent 1700 stockings to Afghanistan and Iraq.
EVERYTHING MUST BE READY TO SHIP BY NOV 26TH…….