What’s in a Package?

  • Socks (crew or athletic – not shorties)
  • Eye drops
  • Triple antibiotic ointment with pain reliever
  • Ibuprofen/Acetaminophen pain relievers
  • Insect repellent (no aerosol cans)
  • Sunscreen (no aerosol cans)
  • Full-sized baby wipes (80 count or larger)
  • Hand sanitizer (individual size)
  • Lip balm/Chapstick
  • Kleenex/Tissue – travel size
  • Gold Body Powder (available at Dollar Tree)
  • Disposable razors
  • Shaving gel (no aerosol cans)
  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrushes
  • Dental Floss
  • Toothpaste (full-size tubes)
  • Soap -any size
  • Gum¬† (individual packs)
  • Mints (individual packs)
  • Blank paper
  • Envelopes
  • Pens
  • Single-serve drink sleeves (for adding to bottles of water)
  • Single-serve coffee sleeves (Starbucks VIA, etc.)
  • Top Ramen (not in the cup)
  • Jerky (all flavors)
  • Energy bars and snack bars
  • Nuts (individual bags or small cans)
  • Sunflower Seeds (individual packs)
  • Dum Dums, Tootsie Roll Pops, hard candies (must be individually wrapped)
  • M&Ms (individual bags – they melt in your mouth, not in Afghanistan)
  • Cookies (individual packs)
  • Condiments (from fast-food restaurants and such)
  • Peanut Butter/Jam (individual servings)
  • Crossword books/word-game books/travel games
  • Magazines (no older than 3 months – men focused or social mags such as People)
  • Paperback books (no romance novels)
  • Pictures and notes from kids
  • Thank you notes (written from us to them! If you include your name and address you may get a letter
  • Ziploc bags (gallon, quart, and snack size)
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