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Shoeboxes for Soldiers


Our Price: $1.35
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Purchase or collect items for the soldiers. Drop them off at your local collection area. This could be near a base, a church, or volunteer group.

You can also send them to:

Operation Shoebox
8360 E. Highway 25
Belleview FL 34420

Earn this patch by collecting items for soldiers, making cards for them, and making a shoebox during the holidays or any time of the year. Place the Parade/Reading Adventure year bar underneath each year for only $1!

Items to place in your shoebox: Some of these items can be found at the local $dollar stores.

Suggestions for the shoeboxes
All items are NEW not used.

CHOOSE AT LEAST FOUR FOOD OR CANDY ITEMS
• Gum and mints

• Candy (No chocolate May-September)

• Protein Bars, power bars, nutritional bars

• Fruit: single serving size cans

• Nuts, sunflower seeds, peanuts, trail mix, dried fruit

• Beef jerky, beef summer sausage (non-perishable; labeled USDA Beef)

• Single-serving bags of snacks, crackers

• Pop Tarts, cereal bars, granola bars

• Ramen Noodles, cup-O-Noodles serving cups, Easy Mac®

• Ravioli and other canned ready-to-eat meals (single serving) with pop-top

• Popcorn (single serving)

• Hard Candy (single wrapped)

CHOOSE ONE BEVERAGE ITEM
• Instant Coffee packets

• Instant Cappuccino packets

• Hot cocoa mix packets

• Lemonade mix, Kool-Aid® mix, Raspberry Iced Tea mix

• Gatorade® mix (powdered only)

CHOOSE ONE COMMUNCATION OR RECREATIONAL ITEM
• New decks of cards

• Paper back book or newspaper

• Stamps

• Envelopes

• Small pads of paper

• Pens

• Small, blank journals

CHOOSE FOUR PERSONAL CARE ITEMS [Travel-size toiletries/hygiene products]

• Lip balm (Chapstick in a tube) is in high demand in desert areas.

• Throat Lozenges & Vitamin C Lozenges

• Travel size packages of Q-tips

• Body wipes for personal hygiene (alcohol-free)

• Liquid hand sanitizers (no pump-style dispensers)

• Toothpaste (in hard-side tubes rather than traditional tubes)

• Toothbrushes

• Nail clippers

• Shampoo

• Deodorant

• Liquid body wash soap (no bar soap or pump-style dispensers)

• Lotion, unscented, for dry skin (no pump-style dispensers)

• Disposable multi-blade razors (no single blade razors please)

• ShaveMan™ Battery Powered Shaver

• Razors and replacement blades








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