Help 365Atlanta Support Our Troops This Holiday Season! Donate Items for Care Packages Now Through November 23, 2011!
This annual event collects donations for care packages for men and women of the U. S. Armed Forces who are deployed and away from their families during the holiday season. Once again, we are collecting toiletries, snacks, playing cards and games, and more throughout the months of October and November. At right is a complete list of items we are collecting – or you can download a printable shopping list by clicking here. We get some amazing thank you notes and tributes back from our soldiers – it makes us proud to do this great event every year!
FOUR WAYS TO DONATE:
1. Visit Souper Jenny in Buckhead between now and Saturday, October 29, 2011 and drop off your donations in our barrel there.
2. EVEN BETTER…come to Souper Jenny on Thursday, October 27, 2011 between 6-9 PM, drop off your donation and get HALF-PRICE S’MORES! Do a good deed, get a yummy deal on dessert!
3. Visit Egg Harbor Cafe in Johns Creek between now and Sunday, October 30, 2011 and drop off your donations in our barrel there. If you order the special of the day on Saturday or Sunday, October 29-30, 2011, Egg Harbor Cafe will donate $1 toward postage to mail the care packages!
4. Drop off your stuff at RE/MAX Around Atlanta (located at 8450 Holcomb Bridge Road, Johns Creek, GA) anytime before November 23, 2011.
All donations are sorted and boxed, then mailed by the first week of December, to ensure delivery in time for the holidays. Over the past five years, we’ve sent boxes to Iraq, Afghanistan, Korea, and Germany, among other locations, and received heartfelt thank yous from the recipients. It’s a for us to give back and to have our clients and friends join with us to thank those who fight for our country and for us.