Donation Ideas

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Good Items To Donate:  
Travel Sizes Only
No Aerosols, and Nothing That Will Melt 
Troops have little storage and must carry 50 lb + in gear.
  The smaller the items the better.
Items in blue are most requested
Letters and cards of appreciation 
4 x 6 fabric drawstring bags (in holiday print or solid colors)
Small holiday cello bags (any holiday, occasion, or print)


Baby Wipes (Used for bathing in lieu of showers)
Laundry Soap (Small Single-Load Packs, Trial Sizes, or 'Tablets')
Liquid, Bar, or Waterless Soap

 Liquid Body Wash (Used also for shaving)
Lotion (Tube Only) (For rough, dry skin)

Aloe Vera
Hand Sanitizer

 Deodorant (Roll-On or Gel Only)
Shaving Cream (Non-Aerosol Only) 

Disposable Razors (2-5 Pack)
Eye Drops (Relieves irritation from sand) 

Saline Spray/Drops (Sensitive nasal passages)
Kleenex (Individual Packs)

Toilet Paper (1” x 4”)
Q-Tips (Travel Packs) 
Feminine Hygiene Products, Tampax
Baby Powder, Foot Powder (Used on  body and in boots to keep dry)
Dr. Scholls Moleskin (Pads for sore feet)
Blistex, Vaseline, Carmex (Squeeze Tube) Chapstick

Dental Floss/Picks
MAG Lite (Flashlight), Bulbs and Batteries 
Insect Repellent (Deet) (Pump Action or Towelettes) 
Hand/ Foot Warmers 
Writing Paper, Envelopes, Pens 
Games and Puzzles (Hand Held) 
DVD’s and CD’s(Movies and Music)
Travel Pillows


 Travel Sizes Only, No Aerosols, No Pork,
and Nothing That Will Melt
Think Healthy! 

Most Requested Item is Energy Drinks
Chips - Doritos, Pringles, Corn and Potato Snacks
(2-3 oz. Plastic Containers or Individual Snack Packs) 
Dips (small Individual Plastic Containers, they come in multiples) 
Trail Mix, Poppycock, Butter Toffee (Popcorn) 
Crackers, Cookies, Power Bars  Individual Snack Packs)
(Cheese and Crackers, Peanut Butter and Crackers) 
Granola or Protein Bars
Cereal (Individual Boxes or Plastic Cups) 
Cheese (Plastic Squeeze Container) 
Peanut Butter to Go Packs
Nutella to Go Packs
Dried Fruit and Nuts or Trail Mix (Sngle Serve Bags or Snack Packs)
Pudding, Jell-O, Applesauce(Squeeze Tube or Snack Packs)
Fruit Cups or Small Canned Fruit
Soups (15 oz. Plastic Containers) (Campbell’s Soup at Hand) 
Lasagna, Ravioli, Spaghetti, Mac & Cheese, Chili,
Beef Stew, Chicken n’ Dumplins, Noodles & Chicken (7-15 oz. Plastic Containers)
Chicken, Turkey, Salmon, Tuna (7 oz. Easy Open Packs) (Chicken of the Sea/Bumble Bee) 
Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Apple Cider
Powdered Drinks (Individual Servings) 
(Chrystal Light, Kool Aid, Country Time, Smuckers, Capri Sun) 
Spices (Sweet, Sour, Spicy, etc. - Tabasco, Season Salt)
Sugar (Packs) and Creamers)
(MRE’s – (Meals Ready to Eat) become bland (boring) over time and need flavoring) 
Gum, Lifesavers, Hard Candy

Here's a List of Donation Ideas

Travel Sizes Only
 No Aerosols, and Nothing That Will Melt
Troops have little storage and must carry 50 lb + in gear.
 The smaller the items the better. THINK CAMPING!

Hygiene Items:                                             Food Items:

Baby / hand Wipes                                      Most requested Item is       
Laundry Soap                                                      ENERGY DRINK
(Small Single-Load Packs)                                           
Shampoo                                                     Trail Mix
Conditioner                                                 Granola Bars
Liquid Body Wash                                      Emergen-C
Lotion                                                          Slim Jims (beef only)
Sunblock                                                     Beef Jerky
Aloe Vera                                                     Nuts
Hand Sanitizer Deodorant                         Cookies 
Shaving Cream                                           Crackers
Disposable Razors (2-5 Pack)                    Power Bars
Eye Drops                                                    Peanut Butter Packs
Saline Spray/Drops                                    Canned Meals
Kleenex (Individual Packs)                          Snack Packs
Toilet Paper (1” x 4”)                                   Cheese &Crackers
Q-Tips (Travel Packs)                                  Nutella to Go Packs
Feminine Hygiene Products                      Dried Fruit Packs
Baby Powder                                               Fruit Snacks
Foot Powder                                               Tuna / Chicken (EZ open pouch)
Dr. Scholls Moleskin                                                            
Blistex                                                          Hot Chocolate
Vaseline                                                       Tea Bags
Carmex (Squeeze Tube)                              Coffee
Chapstick                                                     Powdered Drinks 
Toothpaste                                                             (Individual Servings) 
Toothbrush                                                  Gum, Lifesavers, Hard Candy
Dental Floss/Picks 

MAG Lite (Flashlight)
Insect Repellent (Deet) (Pump Action or Towelettes)
Hand/ Foot Warmers 
DVD’s and CD’s (Movies and Music)
Travel Pillows

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