Suggested Troop Care Package Contents -
Please drop any of these items in the foot locker across from the small kitchen.
PLEASE NOTE: The collection of contents for these care packages will end soon. If you have family, relatives or friends you would like included on the care package list, please give their names and addresses to the church office.
Gum, mints, snack foods, hard candy, individually wrapped Fruit Breezes, throat drops, Twizzlers
Writing paper/tablets & envelopes, pens/pencils, postage stamps
Travel size dental items, dental floss, mouthwash, toothbrushes, toothpaste, toothpicks
Single serving: instant coffee, tea, hot cocoa, creamer, Gatorade, Kool-Aid, Crystal & Crystal Lite
FoodCrackers: peanut butter, cheese, saltines; Pop Tarts; chips; canned fruit (pull tab tops); cereal, individual serving instant oatmeal; energy bars/granola bars/breakfast bars; individual packets of salt, sugar, pepper; cookies, microwavable popcorn, anything freeze-dried (banana, apple chips, etc); trail mix; nuts; Ramen Noodles; soups; canned meats
Games/ Printed MaterialSmall travel-sized board games (checkers, Yatzee, chess, Uno, dominoes, Battleship, Monopoly, Keno); books; paperbacks (novels, westerns, short stories); romance-type magazines, local newspapers, cards and pictures; puzzle books (crossword, etc); jigsaw puzzles; small Frizbees, small toys
Personal Hygiene/ToiletriesBaby wipes; nail clippers; nail files; emory boards; nose spray; cold water wash (Woolite); eye drops; contact lens cleaner; deodorant; foot powder; feminine hygiene products; hairbrushes/combs; hand/body lotion; sanitizers; Q-Tips; Chapstick/lip balm; lip Moisturizers; shaving brushes (natural boar bristle); shampoo/conditioner; travel-size razors; shaving cream; sunscreen; tissue packets; toilet paper; bath soap; Theraflu; Lufa-style wash gloves; back scrub brush
OtherPlastic spoons, forks, knifes; American flags; small baggies (sandwich, quart & gallon); batteries (AAA, AA, D, C, rechargable CR123 NiCad w/recharger); mini flashlight with extra batteries & bulbs; small battery-operated fans with lots of extra batteries; fly strips; fly swatters; socks (white or gray); cool ties; sweatbands; non-aerosol insect spray; Super Glue; Duct Tape; sunglasses (shatter-proof, black, no name brand); gel cushioned shoe insoles; 1″ & 2″ paintbrushes; small unbreakable holiday decorations; phone cards; small sewing kits; small first aid kits; Band-Aids; mosquito/fly replant coils; cushioned slippers (male & female)
Monitary DonationsMoney donations to FUMC marked for “Military Support’ are welcomed. The money donated will be used to buy contents of care packages and serve military families in need.