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Items Needed for Holiday Care Packages

The GEMS and Cadets will be assembling Holiday Care Packages for the military on Dec. 13 and would welcome contributions from the congregation to help fill the boxes for those Men and Women that serve our country. Please check out the list of needed items below. Donations should be brought in no later than Dec. 10. Thanks for supporting our GEMS and Cadets and they serve!

Items needed include:

  • Coffee, hot cocoa mix, coffee mixes, tea
  • Lemonade mix, Koolaid mix, Tang mix, Gatorade mix
  • Nuts, sunflower seeds, peanuts, trail mix
  • Power bars, protein bars, nutritional bars
  • Beef jerky, beef summer sausage, Slim Jims (non-perishable; labeled USDA beef)
  • Small bags of snacks or individually wrapped snacks
  • Pop Tarts, cereal bars, “milk & cereal” bars, granola bars
  • Cookies, homemade cookies
  • Candy and candy bars (Chocolate will melt)
  • Torengos and canned nacho cheese dip
  • Jalapeno velveeta crackers
  • Chips, Pringles
  • Ramen noodles (very popular)
  • Cup of noodles (very popular)
  • Little Debbie/Hostess snacks
  • Puddings
  • Playing cards
  • Christmas candy
  • Christmas cards
  • CASH donations to help cover shipping costs