Items Being Sought for Troops Care Package Drive
A Support the Troops Care Package Drive, organized by the Knights of Columbus Bishop L. Kaffer Assembly No. 3232, is being held from Jan. 7 through Feb.1st.
Items can be dropped off at Romeoville Village Hall, Romeoville Recreation Center, Fire Station No.
1 and, starting Jan. 19, at St. Andrew the Apostle
Items our troops need are: general hygiene items, insect repellent, eye drops, mens and women’s deodorant, shampoo, toothpaste, razors, chapstick, wet wipes.
Also Needed are: canned food items, like soup, tuna, chili, ravioli, stew, dried fruits and nuts; ground Coffee; pre-sweetened powdered drink mixes; beef jerky and beef sticks; AA-AAA batteries; cookies; granola bars; protein bars; gloves; hand warmers; stamps; work or tube socks; white or tan t-shirts.
Handmade items are welcome, such as scarves, no-sew fleece blankets and quilts.
Each box costs $12.35 just for shipping of a single care package, so donations for postage are needed as well.
All donations are tax deductible. To have a package
sent to a specific service man or woman serving overseas, or for more information on how you can help, contact Dan at 815-886-6623.