HOBART FAMILY YMCA

CHRISTMAS FOR OUR TROOPS

 

BE INVOLVED - Volunteer to help! Meet us in the Intergen Room on Wed. Nov. 15th at 9:30 am

 

Please bring items that can be packed into boxes for our soldiers for Christmas; such items as small toiletries, hard candy, coffee packets, tea bags, gum, hand sanitizer, combs, socks, shavers, etc. Refer to the list of items on the older adult table.  We will also need monetary donations to mail the boxes.

 

If you know of a soldier we can send a gift box to, we will need the complete

address.

Please give addresses to Sharon Tarry starry@hobartymca.org

 

Let’s remind our soldiers that we are thinking and praying for them. Place items in the soldier box on the older adult table.

 

 

ITEMS FOR MILITARY BOXES

SUGGESTED ITEMS

 

Christmas ornaments

microwave popcorn

Peanuts or mixed nuts

cheese crackers/packages

Stationary

drink mix (powdered)

Paperback books

playing cards

Coffee or teabags

games

DVDs

socks (white, mid-calf, not stripes)

Shampoo

hard candy

M & M candy

lotions

Individually wrapped snacks

shaving cream/other toiletries

Disposable camera

sun screen

Batteries-all sizes

saline nasal mist

Quart sized zip-lock bags

safety razors

Liquid soap (non-scented)

wipes (non-alcohol)

Insect repellant (non-alcohol)

gum

Cookies (sealed packages)

Greeting cards (to send back)

Toothpaste

toothbrushes

 

 

DO NOT SEND THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

 

Alcohol (in any form)

anything obscene

Drugs or medications

clothing (except white socks)

Chocolate (except M & M’s)

perishable items

Liquor-filled flavored foods

firearms, knives or blades

Materials of an anti-Islamic nature

Anything depicting nudity or pornography

 

PLEASE PLACE ITEMS YOU BRING IN FOR THE SOLDIER BOXES IN THE CRATE ON THE FRONT TABLE AT THE HOBART Y.

 

Thank you for your donations!

 

 

 

HOBART FAMILY YMCA

601 W. 40th Place

Hobart, IN 46342

(P) 219-942-2183

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday: 5:00am - 9:00pm

Friday: 5:00am - 7:00pm

Saturday: 7:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday:  12:00pm - 4:00pm

Child Watch

Monday - Saturday: 9:00am-12:00pm

(Ages 6 Months - 12 Years Old)

Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm-8:00pm

(Ages 2 Years Old - 12 Years Old)

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