Treats for the Troops Donation Drive

In support of the 4th Annual Community Service Day, the Rolling Hills Blue Star Moms are collecting items for overseas military troops. A one-day donation drive will be held on Wednesday, August 30 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Folsom Aquatic Center at 1200 Riley Street in Folsom. Organizers will fill more than 700 care packages with the donated items at Community Service Day on Saturday, September 16. Most-needed items include:

CANDY:
Individually wrapped
(NO chocolate please)

DRINKS:
Individual serving size:
Coffee/Starbucks VIA (powdered drink mix)
Individual serving Gatorade and other
powdered drink mixes

FOOD:
Protein/Energy bars
Beef, Turkey Jerky
Canned Fruit (pop-top cans - NO plastic)
Canned Meat (pop-top cans - NO plastic)
Granola Bars
Pop Tarts
Oatmeal (instant)
Instant Soups (Top Ramen, Cup of Soup)
Tuna Cans - pouches and kits
Ravioli (pop-top cans)
Macaroni and Cheese (individual serving)

TOILETRIES/HYGIENE:
Baby Wipes (individual packs)
Toothbrushes
Toothpaste (travel size)
Mouthwash (travel size)
Dental Floss
Hand Sanitizers (individual size)
Lip Balm
Shampoo/Conditioner/Lotion (travel size)
AA and AAA Batteries