NEVER LET A SOLDIER WALK AWAY FROM MAIL CALL WITH NOTHING
9,242 stockings have been shipped for Operation Christmas Stocking #12 2015!!!!
is now our
war against ISIS
in Iraq & Syria
12,000 TROOPS REMAIN IN
as well as
TROOPS IN IRAQ ( yes , we are back ), North Africa
( DJIBOUTI ), Kuwait, Okinawa, Korea,
THE DANGER CONTINUES!!!!
THEY STILL HAVE A JOB TO DO AND NEED OUR
NEWS AND EVENTS
AN OVER VIEW
ALL YEAR LONG , EVERY MONTH, WE SHIP NEEDED AND REQUESTED ITEMS TO OUR DEPLOYED MEN AND WOMEN SERVING OVERSEAS
in addition to our regular shipments
we have special seasonal projects
( see below )
Information for Operation Christmas Stocking #12 is posted at the end of this page...
remember to email pictures of your groups!!!
American legion Post 573
The Officers, members & guests paid tribute to those brave souls who lost their lives on September 11, 2001
WE WILL NEVER FORGET
Commander Bill Smythe American Legion Post 573 Brilliant , Ohio
WW11 Veteran Dave Buchanan with Boatsie American Legion Post 573
Folks from the Adult sheltered workshop, in Lisbon Ohio collected a van full of items for our Troops.. Huge Thanks to ALL!!!
Phil, Boatsie & Holly..
JOHN NANNY, PAST COMMANDANT OF WEST VIRGINIA MARINE CORPS LEAGUE, PRESENTS BOATSIE WITH
THE CHAPEL OF FOUR CHAPLAINS
LEGION OF HONOR HUMANITARIAN AWARD
JULY 25TH, 2015
CABELA'S STARS SPANGLED SALUTE TO OUR TROOPS
Honoring our VETS!
Patriot Guard Captains, Ron Jones & Mike Whitlatch
Bud Forte, event coordinator for Cabela's, presents Boatsie with a $2,000.00 gift card!
Bud & Boatsie
Fantastic visit with Paul and Gary Heiman and Doris Davis with Standard Textile in Cincinnati, Ohio - Delighted to have the opportunity - at last - to say heartfelt thank you for their generous donations to Boatsie's Boxes over a 12 year span!
Gary Heiman, President & CEO; Boatsie; Paul Heiman, Former CEO; Doris Davis, Executive Secretary
Standard Textile HQ
Thank you COMCAST!!!!
Jody, Mark & Deanne dropped off 2 car loads of items for our Troops that they collected from their office staff.
Boatsie, Jody Doherty, Vice President of Community Investment, Mark Depretis, Director of Government Affairs and Deanne Trent, Manager of Government affairs
" BE THE GOOD"
The moto for the children at Woodsdale Elementary School. Super effort & outstanding leadership by the student council, students and teachers!!!! Thank you ALL for your generosity and hard work collecting the perfect items to send to our deployed men & women overseas!!!! YOU ARE THE GOOD!!!!!
Woodsdale student council menbers with their teachers, Ellen Culler & Kim Ueltschy
HELP A HERO!!!!
"SOLDIERS DEPLOYED IN REMOTE REGIONS RARELY GET TO DRINK A DELICIOUS CUP OF COFFEE. SO IF YOU'VE GOT A FRESH BAG OF GROUND PREMIUM CAFFEINATED COFFEE ( SUCH AS STARBUCKS OR PEET'S ) OR UNOPENED, UNEXPIRED FLAVORED NON-DAIRY CREAMER ( LIKE COFFEE MATE ), SEND IT TO BOATSIE'S BOXES, INC. 33 FOREST HILLS DRIVE, WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA 26003. THIS NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION WILL INCLUDE YOUR DONATION IN ONE OF THE WEEKLY CARE PACKAGES IT SENDS TO TROOPS AROUND THE WORLD. LEAN MORE AT BOATSIE.COM."
this is the 3rd year Woman's world ran this request for us, we got such a terrific response last year ..please continue to send lots and lots of great coffee.
If you wish to send whole beans..pls include a little grinder..
HEARTS TO OUR TROOPS
FOR VALENTINE'S DAY
CARDS, LETTER AND VALENTINES WILL BE SENT
JANUARY & FEBRUARY
PLEASE GET THEM TO ME ASAP
OPERATION HEALTHY SNACKS
ALL SNACKS THAT ARE HEALTHY, NUTS, TRAIL MIX, JERKY, CRACKERS, ENERGY SINGLE PACK DRINKS
WILL BE SHIPPED
MARCH, APRIL & MAY
OPERATION BEAT THE HEAT
ITEMS THAT HELP OUR TROOPS LIVE THROUGH THE EXTREME HEAT OF SUMMER
SUN SCREEN, BODY WASH, WIPES, DEODORANT, FOOT CARE PRODUCTS ETC.
WILL BE SHIPPED
MAY, JUNE, JULY AUGUST
( SEE ' ITEMS NEEDED' LIST FOR MORE SUGGESTIONS )
OPERATION CHRISTMAS STOCKING #12
WE WILL AGAIN HAVE STOCKINGS AVAILABLE
FOR YOU TO FILL
Support our deployed TROOPs at Christmas!!!
Let's remember all our HEROES by filling a Christmas stocking!!!
Thousands of men and women are still being deployed to
Afghanistan & Iraq
..We have groups in Jdibouti ( NorthEast Africa ), Kuwait, UAE, through out the Persian Gulf, Korea , Japan, that need to feel a touch of home to warm their hearts and to know they are not forgotten!!
Please help us again, for the 12th year, to brighten up the holidays for our service folks overseas!!
FILL A STOCKING.....MAKE A DONATION!!
we have empty stockings to hand out for you to fill!!!
to make arrangements to pick up empty stockings, please call Boatsie 304-232-5277, Zoomie 304-243-0675 ( Wheeling, WV area ) Crescent print shop 304 845-3911 ( Moundsville, WV area ) Jean Dougherty 908-296-2273 ( youngstown, North Lima, OH area )
If you are not local, to the Tri-State area, please continue to fill a stocking of your choice, 16-19" would be perfect!!!
we DO NOT need extra candy, PLEASE DON'T SEND LEFT OVER HALLOWEEN CANDY!!!
No liquids or Large items small packs of a variety of items makes it fun!!!!
Christmas candy, chocolates, slim Jims, Jerky, Trail Mix, all nuts, chewing gum, dried fruit, life savers, healthy snacks, dvds, cds, playing cards, wet wipes, travel kits, small shave cream, razors, lip balm, tissues, ITune card , batteries, crew socks, wash cloths No liquids or fruit cups..make it fun!!!!
Please add your personal greeting in the stocking, reading uplifting notes & letters from folks back home will surely lift morale!!
Fill stockings TO THE TOP WITH ITEMS. SLIP STITCH, SAFETY PIN OR RUBBER BAND THE TOP TO PREVENT ITEMS FROM FALLING OUT DURING SHIPPING. Spending $20-25 fills a stocking nicely!!
Please help Boatsie with the shipping costs by placing $2.00 with the stocking(of course more is always gratefully accepted)
Postage has doubled as of January 2014
Group leaders/teachers collect money and give in one envelope.
Make Checks Payable to: Boatsie’s Boxes, Inc.
Out of State groups and Individuals please send stockings/donations to: