FOR RELEASE -- Nov. 15, 2011
The University of New Mexico at Gallup Student Senate and TRiO program are gathering donated items for soldier appreciation care packages.
All items donated for Operation Care should be placed in the collection bins in Zollinger Library, TRiO Lab (Gurley Hall B215) and at the Information Desk in Gurley Hall. Donations will be accepted until Dec. 2. Packages will be created on Dec. 5
Some of the items that are being sought: magazines, playing cards, movies, holiday items (decorations, blank greeting cards, etc.), deodorant, soap, individual packaged wet wipes, toothbrushes, tooth paste, candy, jerky, used but clean small stuffed animals, sunscreen, combs, socks, foot care products (insoles, foot powder), balloons for water fights, crossword puzzles/Sudoku, ramen or cup of noodles.
All items should be sealed. Anything scented should be packaged separately so as not to contaminate food items with fragrance.