Donations Needed for Care Packages for Troops

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People mark 9/11 in different ways. One group, Move America Forward-dot-org, has a goal of sending a thousand care packages to troops overseas.

Cookies, coffee, books and magazines – all simple pleasures from home that can mean the world to a troop serving overseas. For those four-legged soldiers, “doggles”, goggles for dogs in the desert.

Mover America Forward needs volunteers and donations to pack 1,000 care packages. Many of those currently serving were moved to join in some part because of the attacks on September 11, 2001.

Volunteers spent Thursday packing up packages that will be opened by troops, hungry for a piece of home.

Each of the sponsored care packages include:

Jelly Belly “Candy Diplomacy” Jelly Beans
Gourmet Coffee from Rogers Family Co.
Hot Apple Cider
Swiss Miss Hot Chocolate
Genuine Oreo Cookies
Gatorade
Painted Hill Beef Jerky
Planters Nuts/Trail Mix
Hoo-Ahhs Field Towels
Deodorant
Lip Balm
Coppertone Sunblock
John Ondrasik “For the Troops” CDs
“Support the Troops” Wristbands
Military OneSource Resource Packet
U.S. Constitution Pocket Edition
Veteran’s Crisis Line Info Card
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