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Winter Care Package Drive for the Troops

A message from Blue Star Mothers Fredericksburg Chapter VA4:
"Please HELP US with our Military Care Package Drive! Your generous donation will help support this Project. The Blue Star Mothers of Fredericksburg is a Non-profit 501c3 organization and our Tax ID # is 26-4172429. Thank you for your support!"

Needed Items:
HYDRATION (Individual serving sizes)

  • Powdered Drink Mixes (Crystal Light Propel, etc.)

PROTEINS (Individual serving sizes)

  • Tuna or Chicken, foil pouches or pull top cans
  • Beef Jerky/Slim Jims
  • Protein Bars/Peanut Butter Mini Cups

SNACKS

  • Granola Bars - Pop Tarts - Oatmeal/Hot Chocolate/Cider
  • Top Ramen Noodles - Microwave Soups
  • Microwave Popcorn -Crackers (individually wrapped)
  • Dried Fruit Snacks - Cookies
  • Nuts of all kinds - Trail Mix - Sunflower Seeds
  • Hard Candy - Gum/Mints

SPECIALTY ITEMS

  • Cough Drops - Vitamins (chewable)
  • ZipLoc Brand Bags (all sizes)/Hand Warmers

HYGIENE PRODUCTS

  • Shampoo/ Conditioner (travel size)
  • Chap Stick/Lip Balm
  • Baby Wipes
  • Hand/Body Lotion
  • Toothpaste/ Toothbrushes/ Dental floss
  • Body Wash /Soap
  • Q-Tips - Tissues
  • Foot/Body Powder - Disposable Razors
  • Deodorant (stick only)
  • Nail Clipper - Nail File
  • Feminine Hygiene items for Females
  • Socks (black or white)

ENTERTAINMENT

  • Playing Cards
  • Crossword Puzzles - Sudoku
  • Magazines - Paperback Books
  • Stationary/ White Envelopes/ Pens
  • DVD'S

*CARDS & LETTERS TO OUR TROOPS*
Please do not forget letters/postcards from home/schools, they love to receive them!

*SMALL, INDIVIDUAL, AND TRAVEL SIZES - PLEASE*
*Note: Any items collected that we cannot use in the care packages, we will use in our "Homeless to Home" Veteran's Basket*

All donations are greatly appreciated! We will arrange for any and all pick up of item(s).
For more information please contact: Teri R. Reece, Care Packaging Event Chair - trreece@yahoo.com - (540) 760 - 5705
P.O. Box 91, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22404      www.bluestarmothersva4.org
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