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Care Package Drop Box Locations for Troops in Loving Memory of LCpl James Bray Stack

Tue April 22 2014 1:58 pm
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LCpl James Bray Stack was killed while on foot patrol in Sangin Valley, Afghanistan on November 10, 2010. To honor all of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice and to all who protect our precious freedom, family and friends of LCpl James Bray Stack have organized a collection drive for care packages for troops deployed overseas.

Heartfelt gratitude is expressed for donations of items, boxes packed with items and funds for shipping expenses.

Shopping for the Troops!
Please keep in mind our troops may not have much personal space in their
overseas accommodations, so please think of small, individual or pocket
sized items. Thank you.

Food/Snacks: Beef Jerky, Pistachios, Sunflower Seeds, Peanuts, Trail Mix, ,Tuna in Pouches, Power Bars, Protein Bars,Cliff Bars, Candy,Gum (hard
candy or heat tolerant candy like tootsie rolls, Airheads, Swedish fish,
Skittles, individually wrapped licorice, Rice Krispie Treats, G.S. Cookies ) –
Hot Sauces (fast food packets – BBQ, Ketchup, soy sauce), Powdered Drink/Soup Mixes : ( 8 oz. singles) / Gatorade / Hot Chocolate/ Instant Coffee/Lemonade/ Emergen -C, Ramen Noodles. Toiletries:Unscented Baby Wipes, Travel-Sized Unscented Baby Wipes, Foot Powder,Chapstick, Eye Wash, Ibuprofen, Mucinex, Icy Hot/cold Patches and Dental Floss.

Miscellaneous: Pens, Stationary/Envelopes, AA and AAA Batteries,CD’s/DVD’s, Magazines, International Phone Cards, iTunes gift cards, Playing Cards, Dice, Hacky Sacks, and Travel-Sized Games. Boxes of Quart and Gallon sized Ziplock bags to keep food items airtight, waterproof, and separate from toiletries.

Personal letters of Gratitude for their service; since letters are going
to Marines, Sailors, and or Soldiers, please address them “Dear
Service Member.”

Drop Boxes at the following locations are available until May 2, 2014 …

American Legion
121 North Douglas Ave
Arlington Heights

AM Vets Post 66
700 McHenry Rd

Beverly Lanes
8 South Beverly Lane
Arlington Heights

Bill Stasek Chevrolet
700 West Dundee Road

Cosmotology & Spa Academy
142 East Golf Road

Glueckert Funeral Home
1520 North Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights

State Representative David Harris
800 West Central Road
Mount Prospect

Mariano’s Fresh Market
802 East Northwest Highway
Arlington Heights

St Edna Church
2525 North Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights

Village Bank & Trust
234 West Northwest Highway Arlington Heights

311 South Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights

150 East Rand Road Arlington Heights

320 East Northwest Highway Mount Prospect

950 West Touhy Ave Park Ridge

1845 East Rand Road Prospect Heights

606 North Milwaukee Avenue Wheeling

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