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Michele is the coordinator for the MO National Guard unit. She has been waiting until we were done with Ft Hood. WE are! whoohoo! awesome job ladies!

Michele said that this unit has never received packages as a unit.  Just individuals.  They said:

We would also appreciate any items you want to send us. We don't need any toiletries items however, we could use just about everything else. We actually have a room set up here and organized for our soldiers to utilize.

I know we would love any:
Snack foods, candy bars, chips, dips (obviously the kind that can be sent without refrigeration)
Snack cakes (hostess or little Debbie type cakes)
Ramen noodles
Cookies
Microwave popcorn
(any) Healthy snacks like protein bars, etc.
Boxes of bread mixes (we have a bread maker)
Vegetable Oil (for our bread maker)
Individual powdered drink mixes
Air Fresheners
Cleaning Wipes like Clorox wipes, Febreze

No need to send coffee, we have a ton of that from Starbucks, that is about all I can think of for now. We also have plenty of books and magazines. I think we could use some deodorants and soap, but like I said before no toothbrushes or toothpaste!

I really appreciate all that you are doing for us back home."

And just so you all know, this Unit is known as the "Houn Dawgs" (yes, I spelled that correctly). I haven't had time to look up their emblem, but I am sure that you can all figure out what types of PCs they would probably like!
I am going to mail flour and yeast, add water and salt and they have french bread.  I'll even include the recipe.   haha.  So I guess some bread machine mixes if anyone wants to do that.


Yes, we can do the 3 special pcs.  Granny will do.

 

Can mail anytime between 7-28 and 8-7.  Needs 436, 37 are female. 

 

Michele              174

Lyn                     15             10 female                               mailed 7-31-10         1 box

Cheryl                 20                                                          mailed 8-6-10           1 box

Terry (Trouble)      30                                                          mailed 8-7-10           1 box

Ally                     20

Granny                29             16 female                                mailed 8-6-10           2 boxes

Cathy                                   11 female, treats                      mailed 7-30-10        1 box

Natalie                 30                                                          mailed 8-6-10            2 boxes

Maryellen             10                                                           mailed 8-6-10           1 box

Florence/Tammi    40                                                           mailed 8-6-10           2 boxes

Sue                      32                                                           mailed 7-29-10        2 boxes

subtotal               402   +       37 = 439

Kim           treats!  yummy!                                                   mailed 7-31-10        2 boxes

 

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Replies to This Discussion

Reply by LLovemytwosailors 7 hours ago
I have 15 in my stash. Can we move this to its own discussion. I think it would help since we are starting on our next group? Then we can keep the Ft Hood things here.

Reply by carols_kitchen 4 hours ago
Let me know when you are shipping, and I'll know if I have my new found stash from a local fabric store by then.

Reply by Cheryl 31 minutes ago
Michele - I can commit to 20 pcs for the Missouri National Guard unit. Just let me know when and where. Thanks!


AWESOME!!!
Michele, I will commit to 30 pcs for this unit. I have no stash but will be busy sewing. T
that's great T! I'll add you.
Finally!
I have been so out of the loop.
I'm not as dedicated to N4M's as I used to be....I have to remind myself that HAE's in on here!
Yippee, I get to send some again.
I can have 20....please add that to the above total.
Love you all,
Ally
Thanks Ally! and I will add you to the count.
thanks Granny! We will have to wait for Michele to know about females. I'll let you know once I hear!
do not have an address as yet. Once I get it from MIchele, I'll send it out to everyone. She is mailing some this week and wants them all mailed by August 7th.

I'll shoot her an email and ask her to clarify.
Ladies, I am not able to send pillowcases until after Christmas. I have the 75 for an Air Force unit and my son's squadron which went from what he thought might be 175 is actually 267! lol kids, gotta love em! I got that number from the Ombudsman so I know it is correct. I can send toiletries, baby wipes, snacks, etc just no time to make pillowcases. Please let me know if I can help!
I have 12 done so far of the 30, I may be able to do more. Let you know. T
Kim, your plate is full! yes we can use other things. waiting for that list from Michele.

That's great T! I will mail about 60 this week. Will post the for sure number once I do it. We can start to mail on Wed.
Great, I'm glad I will be able to help with something for these guys!
I can add 10 Females to the 15 males.

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