What We’re Collecting

Flag 3 in Little Village Park April 4 2006Here is a list of suggested items the Boonville Historical Club is collecting for our “adopted” soldiers in Afghanistan, under the command of 1st Sgt. Christopher Combs, of the U. S. Marines (see previous post for more information or send an email to Judy at jaroutson@aol.com).

  • Various types of chips, dips, crackers, salsa, cookies, granola bars, dried fruit, sunflower seeds, nuts
  • All kinds of microwaveable meals
  • Microwave popcorn
  • Boxes of flavored water or tea drink packets
  • Gum
  • Hard candy
  • Hand sanitizer (small travel size)
  • Body/baby wipes (individually wrapped)
  • Canned sardines, oysters, clams, tuna
  • Beef jerky/Slim Jims
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Tissues
  • Eye drops
  • Zip-lok bags (all sizes)
  • Bug repellent
  • Rolls of screen
  • Small electric heaters, new or used.
  • Coffee, tea, creamer, hot chocolate, sugar packets
  • Soups, canned or dry packages
  • Air fresheners for their tents
  • Febreeze to freshen their uniforms
  • Reading material (paperbacks, magazines, newspapers), new or used
  • Videos of taped TV shows (CSI, Survivor, Longest Race, football games, etc.)
  • Movies on DVDs
  • Hand and boot warmers

(Do NOT include items of glass, chocolate, things that melt, or homemadeproud to serve items.)

Thanks so much for your support!

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