Donations of snacks, sweets (especially "Peeps"), drawings and greetings cards are needed and may be dropped off that day by 1 p.m. or by special arrangement. Also needed are dental supplies. Especially needed are summer items such as sun screen, razors, shampoos, and items for female soldiers: hair care, make up, and feminine care items. Also on our list is twin sheets and pillow cases, hand towels, wash cloths, cotton socks. Please NO aerosol cans.
Volunteers are needed on the day of the event to sort items, pack boxes, and draw letters and cards to add to the boxes. This is a perfect event for all ages!
It costs about $900 to ship the packages, and we need donations to help defray postage costs. Checks should be made out to SOS Connecticut and mailed to: SOS Connecticut, care of:
165 Maple Street
East Hartford, CT 06118.
For more information or to volunteer, call Frank Forrest at 860-690-2845, or email: sosconnecticut@aoLcom.