Yesterday Patch editors organized care packages for those serving overseas.
Merrimack Valley Patch Editors yesterday gathered all of last week's donations for care packages for troops serving overseas and prepared them to be shipped. Thanks to your generosity we ended up with five packages full of the basics - shampoo, body wash, toothpaste - and some fun stuff, too. Thanks for helping us give back. This project is just one of many service projects Patch editors do throughout the year. Patch's Give 5 program encourages employees to give five work days per year to service and giving back to our communities.
Helps us by donating items in our collection box at the Chelmsford Public Library.
As part of our Give 5 Program in which Patch employees perform service projects and volunteer, Patch is collecting items for care packages for troops overseas - and we need your help. The following items have been requested: Toothpaste Travel toothbrushes AA-batteries Bar Soap Charmin or other soft toilet paper Peanuts Coffee (Dunkin Donuts or Starbucks is always welcome, but any kind) Power Bars of some sort Any other "fun items" or tastes of home you can think of - gently used books or recent magazines, food that's non-perishable, postcards/photos of home, etc. Anyone wishing to donate should set up a time and place to meet Patch editor Krista Perry. E-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for helping us help those overseas serving our…