Donation Suggestions

Below you will find a list of suggested donations for our "Care" packages. This is not an all inclusive list. Any item that is appropriate can be used. It is important to keep in mind when selecting your donation items, both shipping costs (no heavy items, please) and there is no refrigeration available during shipment. 

Please bring your donations to Maxwell Hall, Memorial United Methodist Church, 601 Centre St., Fernandina Beach, Florida on Thursday, November 9 -  12:00 to 4:00 p.m. 
Friday, November 10    -    9:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 11-    9:00 to 1:00 p.m.

If you are unable to bring your items during those times, please call John @ 904-330-4679 and our volunteers will arrange for a pick up.  Thank you for supporting our troops.   Drive-through drop off is also available during event hours.

Christmas Trees and Lights
  • 24" Pre-lit, decorated Christmas trees (break-resistant ornaments)
  • Small Tree skirts
  • Large Christmas stockings
  • Boxed Christmas Lights
  • Extension Cords, 6' and 12'
  • Christmas/Holiday Cards, signed with a note of support (envelopes must not be sealed)
  • Cards for others to sign during the event
Food and Snacks
  • Beef Jerky & Slim Jims  
  • Nuts & Sunflower Seeds
  • Dried Fruit 
  • Peanut Butter in a Cup
  • Tuna Packets (in foil)
  • Hard Candy
  • Coffee, Tea & Cocoa Packets
  • Cookies & Crackers
  • Cheese or Bean Dip
  • Sauce packets
  • Crystal Light (Individual Packets)
  • Chewing Gum
Personal Hygiene
  • Moisturizer Wipes
  • Shampoo
  • Body Wash
  • Vicks Vap-O-Rub
  • Curved Tooth Flossers (Walmart & Dollar Tree)
  • Pain-relieving topical cream (IcyHot)
  • Lip Balm
  • Lens Cleaning Cloths
  • White Socks (for men & women)

        Small Game Books (Crosswords, Sudoku, Word Finds, etc.)
        Playing Cards & Dice
        DVD's & CD's (new or used)
        Paperback books (new or used)

Warrior Dogs
  • Chew Toys for Large Dogs (Kong, Nylabones for 50+ lb. dogs, Etc.)
  • Frisbees
  • No tennis balls, please