Summit on the Park

Posted on: June 26, 2017

Canton Leisure Services to Collect Care Package Donations For U.S. Troops

 Canton Leisure Services is partnering with Operation Care Package Michigan from July 1- 31, 2017, in an effort to collect items and donations that will go directly toward care packages for deployed Military Troops and Wounded Soldiers recovering from injuries away from home.  Items and donations will be collected at:  the Summit on the Park (46000 Summit Parkway); Tuesdays Are Terrific Concerts  (Heritage Park) and the Thursday Night Concerts (Heritage Park). 


Care package items that are currently being accepted include: Bar Soap, Batteries, Black Sunglasses, Bug Spray, Sticky Bug Strips, Chapstick, Cough Drops, Dental Floss, Disposable Razors, Envelopes, Paper, Pens, Cereal Bars, Excedrin, Tylenol, Advil, Motrin, Eye Drops (natural tears), Fabreeze Spray, Foot Powder, Hand Sanitizer, Hand Lotion, Kleenex (pocket size), Q-tips, Mouthwash, Safety Glasses, Saline Nose Spray, Shampoo, Conditioner, Shaving Cream, Sunscreen, Toilet Paper, Toothpaste, Tooth Picks, Travel Games, Tums, Zip Lock Bags (all sizes), Greeting Cards (any occasion), Socks (black,  brown, green), Hats (black, brown, green), Scarves (black, brown, green), Gloves (black, brown, green), Blankets, DVD’s (new or used), CD’s (new or used), Games, and Sports Equipment.


Food items currently being accepted include: Beef Jerky, Cookies, Crackers, Hard Candy, Gum, Pringles, Doritos, Pretzels, Cereal (small boxes), Canned Fruit, Instant Coffee, Tea Bags, Hot Chocolate, Cream, Sugar, Energy Bars, Granola Bars, Fast Food Sauce Packets, any Powdered Drink Mixes, Instant Oatmeal, Little Debbie Snacks, Pop Tarts, Microwave Popcorn, Ravioli, Trail Mix, Nuts, Tuna or Turkey (foil packages), Hickory Farms Cheese & Sausages, and Individually Wrapped Snacks.


Operation Care Package Michigan is a non-profit organization of volunteers whose mission is to provide support to our deployed members of the United States Military and wounded soldiers by sending care packages and letters of encouragement. All proceeds collected during this and all Operation Care Package Michigan donation drives go directly toward care packages.


For additional information about this care package collection drive, visit www.summitonthepark.org or email ocpmichigan@yahoo.com.


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