Supporting Our Troops: Care Package Donations For Marine Corps Needed Through December 21st

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Braithreachas, Inc. and the Marine Corps Family Foundation are seeking for donations of care package items and are raising funds to offset the cost of shipping the care packages to deployed military. The campaign, Operation Santa Care Package, is an annual holiday season effort,

“This year we are way behind collecting items for the care packages,” said Marjorie Hackett-Wallace, founder of the non-profit organization Braithreachas Inc. “We need snacks, personal care items and things like puzzle books and playing cards, items that distract the guys from where they are” said Hackett-Wallace.

Troops levels may have been scaled back but thousands of US Marines and military are still deployed in Afghanistan. (from www.militarytimes.com) Troops levels may have been scaled back but thousands of US Marines and military are still deployed in Afghanistan. (from http://www.militarytimes.com)

“A lot of people think that the US doesn’t have any military deployed, they think that the guys will be home with their families. The US still has 10,000 military deployed to just Afghanistan that won’t be home…

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