In the past the Blue Goose New York City Pond has held donations for our troops.
2010 Golf Outing Donation List:
Below is a list for the troop donations.
It is very detailed but offers a large selection.
For many of our soldiers they get to eat one hot meal a day, anything else is left to donations or care packages.
The following list is the most common items needed. Due to improved policies and regulations the following cannot be sent:
Things that cannot be accepted:
Glass bottles or Jars
Aerosol Cans or Sprays
Hotel Samples ( due to allergy problems - all items must list ingredients )
Hard Cover Books
NO Chocolate ( It will melt in the hot weather)
Please make sure all items are sealed/ individually packaged. The troop donations get boxed up by individual and sent directly to the soldier in need.
Large bulk items that are purchased must be able to be split into individually pre-packaged items.
Food and Snacks
Beef Jerky/ Slim Jims
Pumpkin Seeds/ Sunflower Seeds
Gum/ Hard Candy
Granola or Protein Bars
Fig Newtons, dried fruit packs, fruit gummies
Tuna Fish in foil packets ( no cans) remixed and ready to eat
Instant Drink packets- Crystal light, gatorade, kool-aid
Trail mix, Dried Fruit,
Dry soup packets
Peanuts or mixed nuts packets
Cheese and crackers packets
Instant Oatmeal packets
Rice Krispie Treats
Travel Size Only
Shampoo & Conditioner
Shaving cream in a tube only
Cotton Swabs ( Q-tips)
Band Aids, gauze pads, first aid kits
Sunblock 45 or higher, zinc, aloe vera gel
toothpaste, tooth brushes, dental floss,
old toothbrushes for cleaning their guns ( put in a ziplock baggie and label used)
tylenol, motrin, advil, aspirin packets
moleskin, shoe insole cushions
Batteries, aa, aaa, and c are most requested
Stationery & envelopes
word search books,
uno, othello, checkers, Any travel size game
Please don't forget our military dogs:
small plastic jars of peanut butter ( dogs love peanut butter )
latex toys for dogs]
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