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'Mission Impact': Summit, Berkeley Heights YMCAs Need, Collect Basic Items for Our Troops

The Alternative Press Staff

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • 9:54am

SUMMIT, NJ - Through its initiative "Mission Impact", The Summit and Berkeley Heights YMCA's are collecting, through March 1, needed items for our troops. The items will be used to assemble care packages that will be delivered to our men and women in uniform.

A list of requested items includes:
 
Basic Need Items:
 
Deodorant (travel size)
 
Cotton Swabs (i.e. Q-tips)
 
Band-aids, Gauze Pads, First Aid Kits
 
Lip Balm / Chap Stick
 
Baby powder and foot Powder (travel size)
 
Sunblock, SPF 45, Zinc
 
Vitamin E, Aloe Vera Gel
 
Hand and Body Lotion / Moisturizer (travel size)
 
Mouthwash (travel size)
 
Toothpaste and Toothbrushes
 
Dental floss Breath Mints / Breath Strips
 
Cough Drops
 
Nail Files / Emery Boards / Nail clippers

 

Entertainment and Sports:

Pens and Mechanical pencils

Batteries “AA”, “AAA” and “C” are the most requested

Double-sided tape

 

Other Items Requested:

Small Flashlights (battery operated)

Air Freshener

Socks: Black, Olive Green and White (cotton and/or wool)

Black or Green duct tape

Small tool kits

Dust masks

Carpentry tools

Fly Swatters, Fly Paper, Mosquito Netting

Bug repellent in plastic pump bottles only (no aerosol cans, please)

Details can be found on the attached flyer and, for more information, visit thesay.org.

 

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