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Giftbox Suggestions

This is a suggested listing of items to be included in your gift box for our troops overseas.

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CANDY

CORRESPONDENCE

Candy (heat resistant - chocolate melts)
Fruit Breezes (throat drops)
Twizzlers
Writing Paper and Envelopes
Pens/Pencils
Postcards

DENTAL

DRINK

Floss
Mouthwash
Toothbrushes
Toothpaste
Coffee (instant)
Coffee Creamer
Gatorade
Powdered Drink Mixes
Tea Mixes (sweet) (or tea bags)
KoolAid bursts- to freeze
MUSIC GAMES
CD Fanny Packs
CDs
Tapes
Board Games
Checkers (travel size)
Chess (travel size)
Crossword Puzzles
Playing Cards

FOOD (including dry goods, snacks)

SEASONAL
Sugar packets
Bars (Clif or Balance)
Beef Jerky
Canned Fruit (pop top cans)
Cereal (in small boxes)
Condiments Packages (ketchup, etc)
Girl Scout Cookies
Granola Bars
Gum (no sticks)
Oatmeal (instant)
Pop-Tarts
Ravioli (pop top cans)
Tuna Kits
Canned turkey and Thanksgiving food items
Small unbreakable holiday decorations
Christmas stockings
PRINTED MATERIALS
Books (novels, short stories)
Newspapers (local)
Magazines
TOILETRIES/HYGIENE OTHER ITEMS
Baby Wipes
Chapstick
Cold Water Wash (Woolite)
Eye Drops
Deodorant
Feminine Hygiene Products (for female soldiers)
Foot Powder
Hairbrushes
Hand Lotion
Hand Sanitizers (waterless)
Nail Clippers
Q-Tips
Razors (disposable)
Shampoo
Soap
Sunscreen
Tissues (heavy duty - i.e. Puffs)
Toilet Paper (including travel size)
Tylenol (individual packets)
Wash Rags
American Flags (small)
Baggies (with zip lock)
Batteries (AA, D, ....)
Bug Spray (must be packaged in zip-lock bag)
Duct Tape
Disposable Cameras
Flashlights (mini/maglite, extra bulbs, lots of batteries)
Fans (battery powered - small - with extra batteries)
Fly Strips
Fly Swatters
Pre-Paid Phone Cards
Shoe Insole Cushions
Socks (cushioned)
Sunglasses (black - no brand names)
Sweatbands (or panti-liners for use in helmets)