Easter Care Packages for Troops

by | Feb 21, 2018 | Community

 The community is invited to make Easter cards and fill care packages for hometown deployed troops.  The annual event, “Operation Forget Me Not”, hosted by Prayer Angels for the Military and Newhall Church of the Nazarene, will be held Saturday, March 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church gymnasium at 23857 The Old Road, Newhall, CA 91321. All ages are welcome.
Bring a donation, if you can. Most needed items are: Individually wrapped snacks – granola bars, trail mix, cookies, Jerky, beef logs, crackers, peanut butter, jelly or jam, fruit snacks, Top Ramen (not cup-o-soups), oatmeal, hot cocoa, and drink packets for water bottles. Pop-top cans of fruit and meals like Ravioli, hearty soups and chili, tuna kits in pouches, special ground coffee like Starbucks is a treat, 3-4 blade razors, body wash, deodorant, unscented baby wipes, thick cotton crew socks (black or white), soft toilet tissue like Angel Soft or Charmin, crossword puzzles/sudoku, note pads, blank cards, and current magazines. Tax-deductible postage funds are also needed. Donation bin is always available 24/7 at the Prayer Angel main address: 21609 Oak Orchard Rd, Newhall, CA 91321. Checks can be mailed to this address or donate online: www.prayerangelsforthemilitary.com.
For more information, please call Suzon at 661-799-8865 or email: prayerangelsforthemilitary@yahoo.com. Sign up to volunteer for care packing, special projects, community service hours, military events, or ask to be placed on email list for notification of upcoming events. Prayer Angels for the Military, Inc. has proudly provided community troop support programs and military events for 14 years. Care packages are mailed monthly to our local troops and those without families.




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