Care packages: items to send to troops in Iraq

  • Tue Jun 17th, 2008 8:18pm
  • News

San Juan EMS is also collecting goods for care packages to send to the troops. Deliver items to the Frank Wilson EMS Building on Spring Street. Cash donations can be made by check; note in the memo line that it is for soldiers serving overseas.

Here’s a list of items that are being included in the care packages:

• Any salty snacks.

• Breakfast bars.

• Canned food dips.

• Chewing gum.

• Canned meats.

• Cat flea collars, worn on boot to repel sand fleas.

• Chips (Pringles travel best).

• DVD movies.

• Dental floss, toothpaste, toothbrushes.

• Eye drops.

• Flip flops.

• Foot powder.

• Jerky.

• Hand sanitizer.

• Hard candy.

• Individual packets of hot sauce.

• Lip balm.

• Magazines.

• Peanut butter.

• Phone cards (AT&T).

• Polarized sunglasses.

• Pretzels.

• Sardines, smoked oysters or clams.

• Socks, green or black.

• Sunscreen and skin lotions.

• Vienna sausages.