Military Care Package & Veterans Donation Drive
We will be putting together military care packages to send to Deployed Troops
How to take part in this event? Donate & Volunteer!
Donate items for the care packages and funds to cover shipping costs: You can donate now thru, and on. The 16th
Donations can also be brought to Ho-Chunk Gaming Black River Falls from now until Nov. 14th
Factory-packaged handy food such as Breakfast Bars, Clif Bars, Protein Bars, (no chocolate in the bars), Beef Jerky, Slim Jims, Non-refrigerated Summer Sausage (Meat should be labeled USDA Beef), Ramen Noodle packages, Mac N Cheese cups, Cup O Soup – just add water
Nuts, Salsa and Chips, Cookies (not chocolate; iced oatmeal is good!), Pretzels
Snack Crackers (not saltines) – harder ones like Triscuit, Wheat thins, Chick’N in a Bisket, Ritz
Cold Cereal Small Boxes – the ones that come in 6 or 8 packs
Good quality tins of sardines, smoked oysters, baby clams, tuna
Water Flavoring powder packets, Packages of Carnation Instant Breakfast
Small Cans of Bean or Cheese Dip, Taco Seasoning packets, Hot Sauce – packets are good idea
Non-melting Candy (chocolate candy bars melt) – licorice is good; Fruit Leather; Peppermints and other Hard Candy
High-quality toilet paper; Foot Powder; Lip Balm
Crossword Books; Current Magazines – nothing with bikinis, etc (no Sports Illustrated Swimsuit editions)
A personal letter/card from you – not in an envelope
High-Quality Socks; Tooth flossing picks; Small packets of Kleenex
Puzzles; Baseballs / Mitts; Board Games
Beanie Babies to hand out to children
Batteries AA and AAA
Not Accepted: Anything remotely indecent or offensive (no Sports Illustrated swimsuit editions, for example); no bulk items that are religious in nature (religious items for individuals are OK as long as they are not anti-Arab or anti-Muslim); no pork products, no aerosols, no airbags for packing; no cigarettes; no CBD (cannabis oil) products; no nail polish; no perfume; nothing political; no chocolate or gummies (they melt into a mess)
Donate Money to Cover the Cost of Shipping the Care Packages – each box will cost between $15 – $20.
Donate Ziploc bags to use while putting Care packages together.