~~*Drink mixes, i.e. Gatorade, iced tea, Kool-Aid, and lemonade (Crystal Light) To Go *Caffeinated Coffee, powdered creamers, sugar packets or boxes
*Beef sticks/jerky/Slim Jims
Packets of instant oatmeal
Regular, Peanut and Peanut Butter M&M’s
Individual serving sized cereal boxes
Protein or soy bars
Nuts, especially peanuts
Vienna sausages (non pork)
Dried Fruit and fruit cups
Chef Boy R Dee, any little microwavable cups
Ramen Noodles in cups,
Campbells Soup In Hand, any cup-a-soup
~~SNACKS FROM HOME: Troops love the kinds of snacks we take for granted because they can't get them in the field. These items are a great reminder of home and sending them shows we care!
TOILETRIES: Believe it or not the troops sometimes have to go a long time without a shower so these items are greatly appreciated and once again, these items are things we take for granted! *Baby wipes
*Soap/body wash/hand sanitizer
Toothpaste and toothbrushes, floss, mouthwash
Shaving cream (non-aerosol), Razors and extra blades. (or disposable razors)
Toilet paper and Kleenex tissues
Wash clothes, hand towels and bath towels
Sun Screen and Bug Spray
OTHER: These items will make life a little easier for our troops!
*Ziploc snack, sandwich and Quart sized bags
*Alkaline batteries AA, AAA
Tupperware/Rubbermaid/Glad/Ziploc storage containers
Notepads/notebooks/notebook paper, pencils and pens, envelopes, stationary, postcards.
ENTERTAINMENT ITEMS: Our troops work a LOT of hours and when they do get downtime, they need something to help them unwind.
*DVD’s (movies) CD’s (music)
Any kind of entertainment items would be greatly appreciated, i.e. DVD's, X-box games, PS2 games, board games, playing cards, Crossword puzzle books, word search books, etc. Sports equipment Current magazines, etc.