Red, White & Blue for Our Troops Hosted by Prayer Angels for the Military

by | Jul 23, 2019 | Community

A call out to Santa Clarita community members, of all ages, and local businesses. Hometown deployed troops still need our support! Roll up your sleeves, and come help out on Saturdays in August & September. Bring the kids. Card making tables will be set up for all ages to make Thank You cards for our troops. Call or email the numbers below to check available dates, locations, and times. 24/7 drop off donation bin is also available. Cooling neck & head bandanas (no bright colors) are especially needed this time of year!
Donations are needed to fill the care packages, along with 501c3 tax deductible postage funds to ship them out. Donations for this event will be collected from August 1 through September 28. Bring donations during events or to the 24/7 donation bin at the Prayer Angel address: 21609 Oak Orchard Rd, Newhall, CA 91321. Funds can be mailed to this same address or donate online thru PayPal: http://www.prayerangelsforthemilitary.com
Items most needed: Individually wrapped snacks – granola bars, protein bars, trail mix, cookies, Jerky, Slim Jims, Pringles, crackers, fruit snacks, dried fruit, nuts, hard candy (no chocolate), drink packets for water bottles (Crystal Light/tea/Propel/lemonade), hot cocoa & instant oatmeal packets, tuna kits or pouches, Top Ramen (not cup a soups), peanut butter (plastic jars), jelly/jam (plastic jars), Ritz type crackers, pop-top cans of fruits & meals like Ravioli, chili & hearty soups, specialty ground coffees like Starbucks & Dunkin Donuts is a treat, individual pkts of instant freeze dried coffee like VIA Starbucks & Folgers, powdered creamer & Stevia type sweeteners, 3-4 blade razors, shaving cream, solid stick deodorant, lotion, body wash, unscented baby wipes (smaller packs), individual tissue packs, sm/med toothpaste, sm sz mouthwash, travel sz:hand sanitizers, sunscreen & Q-tips, soft toilet paper (Angel Soft/Charmin), thick cotton crew socks (blk or wht), cooling neck & head bandanas (no bright colors), small fans, washcloths, batteries (AA & AAA), playing cards, games, sodoku & crossword books, pencils and sharpeners (automatic pencils preferred), pens, stationery, blank cards, newer magazines, newer paperback books, hand held games, small sports balls, Ziploc bags (qt & gal). We even have a few special requests for Head & Shoulders shampoo and Pepperidge Farms Milano cookies!
Contact Suzon at Prayer Angels for the Military to volunteer, check event dates, or add a troop name: prayerangelsforthemilitary@yahoo.com, or 661-799-8865.
Congratulations to Colin Messick! Hometown Army Graduate of July 3, 2019! Grandpa Wayne, an army veteran of the Korean War, proudly pinned his chord at Fort Benning, Georgia. Both are members of the Messick Family Singers. 

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