Aquidneck Island Striper Team

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Support Our Troops Donations Page

Be Part of AIST's mission of Supporting the Troops.   All the items listed below are things that will help make US forces stationed in harms ways' life a little easier and brighter.        The Womens auxilary at the VFW will pack and ship all items donated, all we have to do is bring them to the VFW at our meetings or arrange pickup....  

 

We will be collecting donations for care packages directly at the event. Here is our most up to date list of items requested by our active duty service members:

HEALTH ITEMS

Fly paper
Insect Repellent (Off, Cutters, Deet, etc.) ***NO AEROSOL CANS***
Medicated Powder (Mexana, Goldbond, etc.)
Athletic foot powder/ointments (Goldbond, Dr. Scholl’s, etc)
Antibacterial cream (Neosporin)
Powder for jock itch
Baby wipes/hand wipes
Toothpaste
Mouthwash
Deodorant for men and women ***NO AEROSOL CANS***
Bath soap
Shampoo
Tooth brushes
Toilet paper
Shaving cream ***NO AERSOL CANS***
Hand sanitizer 
Tampons (unscented)
Lip balm
Chap Stick
Eye drops (for dry eyes)
Moisturizing eye drops
Saline nasal spray
Hand cream (unscented)
Liquid hand sanitizer
Nail file
Nail clippers
Kleenex (travel size) 
Q-tips
Dental floss
Body Wash
Loofas
Shaving Cream for women ***NO AERSOL CANS***
Ibuprofen
Razors for men and women
Sanitary pads for women
Bandaids
First Aid Kits

FOOD/SNACKS

Tinned meat/fish (tuna, chicken, smoked oysters, clams, mussels, sardines, Vienna sausage)
Beef/turkey jerky
Kraft Macaroni & Cheese
Chef Boyardee
Spaghetti ‘O’s 
Seasonings (salt, pepper, spices, etc)
Chewing gum
Tic Tacks 
Ground Coffee
Hard candy (Tootsie Rolls, Lollipops, mints) 
Powdered drink mixes (Gatorade, Real Time Lemonade, etc)
Power bars (nothing that melts)
Coffee syrup
Instant coffee (flavored individual packets)
Tea (individual packets)
Hot cocoa (individual packets)
Power bars
Instant soup (Ramen/beef/chicken)
Sugar (individual packets)
Pop tarts
Crackers and cheese
Microwave popcorn
Condiments (mustard, ketchup, relish, mayo in individual packets)
Cereal bars
Dried fruit
Trail Mix
Nuts
Sunflower seeds
Peanuts
Pretzels
Chips (preferably in containers such as Pringles) 
Cookies (not homemade, in small packages)
Granola Bars
Yoo-hoo drinks ***NO GLASS*** 
Coffee filters
Fla-Vor-Ice (ice pops)

***NOTE*** Chocolate items that melt can only be sent during the cold months in Iraq and Afghanistan. You will have to check the weather in these areas or contact the individuals that you are sending packages to. 

PORK and PORK by-products are NOT allowed to be shipped into Afghanistan.


CLOTHING ITEMS

Sweat pants (solid colors only) black, navy blue, dark green, grey 
Sweat shirts (solid colors only) black, navy blue, dark green, grey
Ankle sock ((solid colors only) OD green, black or white only 
Thermal Underwear
Work Gloves

HABITABLILITY/MORAL ITEMS

D-cell battery powered fans and lights (Wal-Mart’s)
D-cell, C-cell, AA-cell, AAA-cell and 9V cell batteries
CD’s
DVD’s
Magazines, newspaper/cross word puzzles
International calling cards (AT&T & UPLINK)
Letters, post cards
Pens, pencils, envelopes and writing paper
Head lamps/w bands for reading at night
Cigars/Cigarettes
Sunglasses
Games
Playing cards
Baseballs
Softballs
Gloves

ITEMS FOR MILITARY WORKING DOGS 

K9 Cooling Vests
K9 Cooling Mats
K9 Boots
K9 Goggles (Camo or Black ONLY) Size LG
Collapsible Nylon Bowls
Kong 3” rubber ball 
Large Rope Chews
K9 Shampoo & Conditioner
K9 Grooming Tools (Combs, Brushes etc)
Dog Beds or Pillows
K9 Toothbrush & Toothpaste
K9 Eye Drops
K9 Ear Wash
K9 Advantix, Flea & Tick treatment
K9 salves for paws & noses
Towels (to wipe paws)
Dog Biscuits (1 lb boxes) ***
K9 Jerky, Beef Rice Vegetable ***

***NO PORK PRODUCTS OF ANY KIND
CAN NOT CONTAIN ANY PORK***

***NO AEROSOL CANS***
--  Michael Littlefield 


 

 

 

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