Troop Link invites the community to help support our troop by donating snack foods, personal care items and needed miscellaneous items for care packages.

Troop Link invites the community to help support our troop by donating snack foods, personal care items and needed miscellaneous items for care packages. These packages remind our troops their community is thinking of them and to help comfort their deployment overseas.

Needed items are: Sunblock, wipes, lip balm, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrush, mouthwash, breath mints, deodorant, facial cleaner, liquid body wash, swabs, disposable razors, shaving cream, germ x, OVC headache medicine, hand/body lotion, aloe vera gel, bath sponges, buff puffs, nail files, emery boards, nail clippers, feminine hygiene products, eye drops, nasal spray, vitamins, bug repellent in plastic spray bottle.

Dark colored large bath towels & wash clothes, twin size sheets & pillow cases, AA and AAA batteries, current DVDs, current magazines, air refresher, socks, laundry detergent & fabric softer (sample size or small pkg), alarm clocks (small wind-up or battery), small USA flags, WV flags /banners. Microwave food Delmontes/Hormel/Chef Boy r Dee meals, tuna & chicken salad (foil pouches or ready-to-eat kits), beef jerky, slim jims, pepperoni & cheese sticks, protein & power bars, Pringles, pretzels, chips, mints, cookies, cereal bars, granola bars, Cheetos, Fritos, Chex mix, wheat thins, Ritz crackers, cereal bars, Oreos, cheese & crackers, trail mix, dried fruit, granola, fruit roll-ups, gum, hard candy, peanuts, mixed nuts, rice Krispie Treats, Little Debbies & hostess cakes, cereal (small, individual boxes), coffee (ground or instant), sweeted tea mix, powdered creamer, juice boxes, crystal light, mio fit flavors for bottled water.

Collection boxes are placed at Ripley and Ravenswood Libraries, monetary donations are accepted for cost of postage and purchase of needed items at address of 4348 Parkersburg Rd, Sandyville WV, 25275.

For further details or to include your military service member in the package to contact 304-372-6806 or email strick_b@yahoo.com.