Because the soldiers’ needs change as the war progresses and some of the items on this list are donated in quantity, please check this list before shopping for items for care packages.

Women's Body Wash

 freeze pops (straight ones are the easiest) 

COFFEE  12 -16 oz bags of ground coffee, instant packets, Kcups


Beef Jerky,

Powdered drinks mixes (Gatorade, lemonade, Kool-Aid, Crystal Light, Tang, Snapple) energy drinks, powdered drink mixes, Instant coffee

Trail Mix, 

Canned Goods: 15 oz Chef Boyardee, Beef Stew and Chili, any kind without pork

Small jars of peanut butter 12 oz

Full size deodorant,

Men shaving gel, tube only please no aerosols

Gold Bond Medicated body and foot powder

Moisturizing and Sun Block Lotion

Gillette Razors and Cartridge Refills

Athletes foot powder/cream

Visine or any brand eye drops for dry eyes

Small size Motrin, Advil, Aspirin & Tylenol

Mole skin/boot cushioned insoles

Nail clippers

Cards, Stationary and Pens to write home

Letters and drawings thanking our soldiers for what they do.

Handwarmers or Hotties during winter months

Please do NOT donate Aerosol Shaving Cream (prohibited) will explode, OR hotel toiletries BECAUSE THEY DO NOT HOLD UP IN SHIPPING. BAR SOAP IS UNWELCOME BECAUSE OF ODOR.  CAN RUIN A Care Package. No cup-of-soup or Ramen.