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BD: Donation Collection for Troops Overseas – Christmas in a Shoebox

October 23, 2017

|Recurring Event (See all)

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), lmanuell@morainepark.edu, 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

Personal Hygiene

–       NEW

–       Travel size ONLY


–       Non-perishable

–       In ORIGINAL packages



DeodorantPringles or other canned chipsDVDs
Non-aerosol shaving cream/gelCanned dips for chipsCurrent magazines
Foot powder/baby powderCrackers, pretzelsBatteries
Non-aerosol bug repellentCookies, rice krispy treatsAir freshener/stick-ups/Febreeze
Baby wipesPower bar/snack barHoliday decorations
Hand sanitizer wipesCanned chicken or tunaStress relief squeeze balls
Bar soapMicrowave popcorn, sunflower seedsBoot socks/white socks
Q-tipsCanned fruitGloves
Eye dropsCanned stewInk pens
ToothpasteInstant coffee (singles)Crossword puzzle/word finds
ToothbrushTea bagsPaperback books
RazorsGumHandheld video games
Carmex SPF 15Hard candyAT&T & MCI Phone cards
Medical wipesPeanutsSmall travel-size games
Wet wipesJellyCDs
Icy/hot patchCanned pastaPlaying cards
Air activated heat wraps for sore musclesRamen noodles/soup mixWriting tablets
Foot spa lotions/powderMacaroni & cheeseEnvelopes
VitaminsCereal bars, small boxes of cerealComics/joke books/things to help troops relax, smile and laugh
IbuprofenHot cocoa mixNewspapers (sports sections, especially)
TUMSBeef jerkySmall flashlights
Band-aidsDried fruit/trail mixBeanie babies for soldiers to hand out to local children who love them!
Anti-bacterial ointmentFlavored water packets/powdered drink mixes to add to water bottlesBadger and Packer items
HairbrushKetchup/condiments for adding flavor to foodToys – Nerf footballs for tossing around, etc.


October 23, 2017
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Beaver Dam Campus
700 Gould Street
Beaver Dam,WI53916


Lisa Manuell