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Date:
October 1, 2019 - November 11, 2019
Time:
All Day
Address:
St. Charles, MO 63301
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Support Our Troops Care Package Drive

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Sponsored by the St. Charles County Veterans Best Practices Working Group, items collected will go to troops overseas through H.E.R.O.E.S. Care, a nonprofit that provides support to military members and their families.

Donation boxes will be located in the lobbies of the County buildings listed below. Items also will be collected at the Veterans Day Ceremony and opening of the new Veterans Memorial Garden at Veterans Tribute Park from 1 to 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11.
  • Administration Building 
  • Election Authority
  • Executive Building 
  • Family Arena
  • Justice Center
  • Pet Adoption Center
  • Police Department 
  • Public Health
  • Workforce & Business Development
  • 11th Judicial Circuit Court
Items collected will go to troops overseas through H.E.R.O.E.S. Care, a nonprofit that provides support to military members and their families.For questions, please contact Christina Follmer at 636-949-3040, ext. 4571. Thanks for your support!

Care package items (travel-size preferred):
Personal Care
  • Antibiotic ointment
  • Baby wipes
  • Baby powder
  • Bath soap/body wash
  • Body lotion
  • Chapstick
  • Cough drops
  • Deodorant
  • Disposable razors
  • Emery boards
  • Eye drops
  • Hydrocortisone cream
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Sunscreen
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Tampons and pads
  • Tissues
Snacks
  • Beef jerky
  • Gum
  • Peanuts/mixed nuts
  • Powdered drink mix
  • Protein/energy bars
  • Suckers/lollipops
  • Trail mix/dried fruit/raisins
  • Tuna or chicken in a pouch
  • Vienna sausages
Miscellaneous
  • Batteries (AA, AAA, C, D)
  • Hand-held electronic games
  • Permanent and highlighter markers
  • Puzzle/crossword books
  • Small flashlights