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Oct 14

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Love & Comfort Shipped

On Saturday, October 8, we shipped 6 boxes with a total weight of 185 lb., 13 oz. and 1 large Flat Rate box for a total postage cost of $254.81.

We shipped in the following categories:
FOOD & EQUIPMENT:
1524 individual servings Jerky
661 Healthy Snacks
GROOMING & HYGIENE:
24 large Hygiene Items
CARDS:
We topped off each box with a bag of cards for the troops to share!
On Tuesday October 11th we shipped an additional 12 boxes with a total weight of 408 lb., 4 oz. and 1 large Flat Rate box for a total postage cost of $534.34
We shipped in the following categories:
FOOD & EQUIPMENT:
2066 Healthy Snacks
158 Microwave Meals
3 Sugar (4 lb. plastic tub)
3 Creamer (plastic tub)
1120 individual servings Tea
140 individual servings Hot Chocolate
910 oz. *Good* Coffee
222 K-cups
GROOMING & HYGIENE:
30 large Hygiene Items
9 travel size Hygiene Items
2 pkg. Female Hygiene
CARDS:
We included a bag of cards in these boxes also, so PLEASE keep writing those messages of encouragement and appreciation to our troops.
We are now focusing on our Holiday Packing!¬† We are continuing to purchase the items we need to fill 1200 Christmas Stockings for the troops that won’t be home with their families this holiday season. Our packing day is scheduled for November 12 here in Plymouth, IN.
Your donations are needed to get the items we need PLUS the postage to send the packages. You may have noticed above that the postage cost is over $1 per pound so be as generous as you can and share the opportunities with others to show our troops that a grateful nation truly cares!!!
Send check donations to:Operation Quiet Comfort
307 Palmer Lane

McCormick, SC 29835

Send cards and other needed items to:

Operation Quiet Comfort
17671 13th Rd.

Plymouth, IN 46563

 

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Posted by: jlhouin@hotmail.com


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