HANDS4HOPE’S 3rd ANNUAL SOLDIER CARE PACKAGE DRIVE
Cris Alarcon, PRpond, June 26, 2012THROUGH JULY 6 IN EL DORADO HILLS TOWN CENTER. Annual community drive to collect toiletries and food items needed by our dedicated soldiers serving overseas. Care packages will be mailed mid-July by the Honor Our Troops Committee. Donations will be collected daily Monday, June 18, through Friday, July 6, 2012.
ITEMS REQUESTED: Black crew socks, beef jerky, sun screen cream (travel size), lip balm, foot powder, dental floss, granola bars, hand sanitizers, hand or baby wipes (travel size), snack-size bags of nuts, toothbrushes, tuna snack packs, hard candies, top ramen, golf balls, thank you cards and letters
WHERE: Collection boxes will be displayed at participating businesses throughout El Dorado Hills’ Town Center, including The Hub, Ruffhaus Hot Dog Company, It’s Kids Time, Juice It Up, Face in a Book and Wells Fargo. A Hands4Hope table also will be set up during the July 3 Fireworks Jubilee at Town Center to accept care package item donations and allow families to sign cards and draw pictures for troops.
ORGANIZER: Hands4Hope is a non-profit, non-denominational, youth driven outreach organization based in El Dorado Hills. The organization’s mission is to grow the next generation of socially responsible citizens by engaging youth in community outreach. Hands4Hope is comprised of youth volunteers ranging in age from kindergarten through 12th grade. For more information, visit www.hands4hopeyouth.org or call Jennifer Bassett at 916-919-5695.