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Shoeboxes for Soldiers

Kickapoo High School’s DECA group is coordinating an effort to provide care items to soldiers.  Individuals interested in participating can drop off shoeboxes filled with items at the school, 3710 S. Jefferson Ave., by Nov. 21.

Suggested items to include are listed below.  You may also include a thank you note or letter to your soldier.  Please do not seal the top of your box. 

Clothing:  tan t-shirts, flip-flops, white or army green socks, hats, gloves and blankets

Healthcare:  body lotion, toothbrushes, tooth paste, contact lens saline solution, band aids, surgical tape, gauze, Tylenol, Tums, allergy/cold medicine, Gold Bond foot powder, Lotrimin Ultra, baby wipes, sun block, Chapstick, deodorant, razors, eye drops, Ben Gay, Icy Hot, Q-tips, toothache medicine, earache medicine, feminine supplies

Snacks:  beef jerky, dried fruit, pop tarts, hard candy, mixed nuts, granola bars, fruit roll ups, Ramen noodles, tuna in a pouch, gum, mints, bottled water drink mix, cookies

Morale:  hand warmers, AA and AAA batteries, board games, handheld games, console games, puzzle books, puzzles, cds/dvds, pens, paper, decks of cards

Supplies:  duct tape, electrical tape, super glue