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BD: Donation Collection for Troops Overseas – Christmas in a Shoebox
An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until November 3, 2017
Donations for Christmas in a Shoebox for the US Military can be dropped off in the Student Life Office (K-323) now through Friday, 11/3.
*All items must be new and no larger than shoe box-sized.
The Group/Club/Class that donates the most items (based on items per member) will win a FREE lunch party! Choose when you want to eat and what you want to eat! A complete list of Group/Club/Class member names must be on file with Lisa (K-323), firstname.lastname@example.org, 920-887-4462 by Monday, 10/23.
*On Wednesday, 11/8 between 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., students and staff are invited to pack a box with the donations that have been collected.
Co-sponsored by MPTC’s Beaver Dam Student Senate, MPTC’s Student Veterans Association and Bright Futures of Beaver Dam.
Troops Wish List
– Travel size ONLY
– In ORIGINAL packages
|Deodorant||Pringles or other canned chips||DVDs|
|Non-aerosol shaving cream/gel||Canned dips for chips||Current magazines|
|Foot powder/baby powder||Crackers, pretzels||Batteries|
|Non-aerosol bug repellent||Cookies, rice krispy treats||Air freshener/stick-ups/Febreeze|
|Baby wipes||Power bar/snack bar||Holiday decorations|
|Hand sanitizer wipes||Canned chicken or tuna||Stress relief squeeze balls|
|Bar soap||Microwave popcorn, sunflower seeds||Boot socks/white socks|
|Eye drops||Canned stew||Ink pens|
|Toothpaste||Instant coffee (singles)||Crossword puzzle/word finds|
|Toothbrush||Tea bags||Paperback books|
|Razors||Gum||Handheld video games|
|Carmex SPF 15||Hard candy||AT&T & MCI Phone cards|
|Medical wipes||Peanuts||Small travel-size games|
|Icy/hot patch||Canned pasta||Playing cards|
|Air activated heat wraps for sore muscles||Ramen noodles/soup mix||Writing tablets|
|Foot spa lotions/powder||Macaroni & cheese||Envelopes|
|Vitamins||Cereal bars, small boxes of cereal||Comics/joke books/things to help troops relax, smile and laugh|
|Ibuprofen||Hot cocoa mix||Newspapers (sports sections, especially)|
|TUMS||Beef jerky||Small flashlights|
|Band-aids||Dried fruit/trail mix||Beanie babies for soldiers to hand out to local children who love them!|
|Anti-bacterial ointment||Flavored water packets/powdered drink mixes to add to water bottles||Badger and Packer items|
|Hairbrush||Ketchup/condiments for adding flavor to food||Toys – Nerf footballs for tossing around, etc.|