Military Ministry

August 15, 2010

If you would like to donate items to  send to those in the Miltary serving overseas, especially in harm’s way. Below you will find a list of suggested items, as well as a list of things NOT to send. Bring your items to Lowe Hall, there is a box designated for your items. We are taking items we receive to MOTS-Manasota Operation Troop Support.

We need items to send:
Toiletries (small size, not sample or hotel size)
Shaving soap, Razor blades
Deodorant stick
Toothbrush & Toothpaste
Shampoo, soap, Hand sanitizer
Visine eye drops, Q tips
Bandaids, First Aid kits
Baby powder and foot powder
Hand & body lotion
Tylenol, Advil, Aspirin packets
Gel insole foot cushions

Suggested Snacks:
Roasted peanuts, Cashews, Healthy Nut Mix
Pistachios, hard pretzels
Gum & hard candy (individually wrapped)
Granola bars, Powerbars
Propel Powder Packs or Gatorade Powder Packs (individual powdered drink to mix with bottled water)
Oreos, Fig Newtons, Cheese-its
Cheez N Crackers, mints, cough drops
Tuna in foil packages
Microwave popcorn, Mac N Cheese, Chef Boy R Dee
Instant Oatmeal packets, individual cereals
Dry soup, ramen noodles, Cup of Soup (just add water)

Other:
Batteries (AA and AAA and C’s)
DVD movies (new and used)
Xbox games, PS2 games, new or used
Pens and mechanical pencils
Pocket calendars
Crosswords, dominos, playing cards, poker chips
Nerf footballs, Whiffle balls, Frisbees,

Don’t Send:
No chocolate, No homemade cookies, candy
No cans of shaving cream, no sprays
No glass jars, canned food
No lighters, matches, lighter fluid
No hard cover books
No music CD’s

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