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Support Our Troops Collection

Description: Support Our Soldiers-Connecticut
Collection For Overseas Troops
March 24, 2019
Support Our Soldiers-Connecticut will be holding an Easter/Spring collection event to support our overseas Troops on Sunday, March 24th, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., at South Congregational Church, 1301 Forbes Street, East Hartford.
Donations of snacks, sweets (especially “Peeps”), drawings and greetings cards are needed and may be dropped off that day by 1 p.m. or by special arrangement. Also needed are dental supplies. Especially needed are summer items such as sun screen, razors, shampoos, and items for female soldiers: hair care, make up, and feminine care items. Also on our list is twin sheets and pillow cases, hand towels, wash cloths, cotton socks. Please NO aerosol cans.
Volunteers are needed on the day of the event to sort items, pack boxes, and draw letters and cards to add to the boxes. This is a perfect event for all ages!
It costs about $900 to ship the packages, and the group also welcomes donations to help defray postage costs. Checks should be made out to SOS Connecticut and mailed to: SOS Connecticut, c/o Frank Forrest, 165 Maple Street, East Hartford, CT 06118.
For more information or to volunteer, call Frank Forrest at 860-690-2845, or email: sosconnecticut@aol.com.
Location: South Congregational Church, 1301 Forbes St. East Hartford, CT
Date: Sunday, March 24, 2019
Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm EDT
Duration: 2 hours
Priority: 5-Medium
Access: Public
Created by: csiccalendar
Updated: Monday, February 11, 2019 1:24pm EST