Did you know…we have over 25,000 American Troops serving in South korea, 8,500 in Afghanistan ( with an additional 1,500 due to arrive) 1,000 in Poland, 3,500+ in the UAE, Iraq & Syria a very fluid situation with 6,000+ troops, Qatar acts as a transit hub ( with no USO facility on base) for 9,000 deployed service members en route to or leaving Afghanistan and Iraq, Kuwait has 10 military bases fully staffed & ready to step up the fight in Syria & Iraq, Our men & women in Okinawa & Japan number in the Thousands!!
ARE WE DOING ENOUGH TO SUPPORT OUR BRAVE MEN & WOMEN????
LET’S MAKE THIS THE BEST CHRISTMAS EVER!!!!
Please join us again, for the 14th year, to send our love and cheer to our deployed men & women in the United States Military who will be far from home, AGAIN, this holiday season serving in extremely dangerous locations!!
( Wheeling, WV area ), Crescent Print shop 304-845-3911 ( Moundsville, WV area), Jean Dougherty 908-296-2273 (Youngstown, North Lima, OH area), Lisa Rambo 440-668-9597 ( Avon, Ohio )
BE SURE TO TAKE PICTURES, ON SITE, OF YOUR GROUP
ACTIVITIES FILLING STOCKINGS AND EMAIL THEM TO ME!!
We have 1,000 empty stockings to hand out for small groups!!!!
Make a donation…….
ALL STOCKINGS TO BE GENDER NEUTRAL PLEASE!!!
DO NOT MAKE STOCKINGS FOR FEMALES!!
Suggested Items for stocking: Christmas candy, chocolates, Slim Jims, Jerky, Trail Mix, all nuts, chewing gum, dried fruit, life savers, healthy snacks, cookies, dvds, cds, playing cards, wet wipes, travel dental kits, small shave cream, razors, lip balm, tissues, Itune cards, batteries, crew socks.
No liquids ,Large items, or anything with metal small packs of a variety of items makes it fun!!!! ( spending $20-25 makes a nice stocking ) no need to attach list of contents!!
Please add your personal greeting in the stocking, reading uplifting notes & letters from folks back home will surely lift morale!!
Instructions: Fill stockings TO THE TOPWITH ITEMS. SLIP STITCH, SAFETY PIN OR RUBBER BAND THE TOP TO PREVENT ITEMS FROM FALLING OUT DURING SHIPPING.
Please help Boatsie with the shipping costs by placing $2.00 with the stocking (of course more is always gratefully accepted) Group leaders/teachers collect money and give in one envelope, don’t attach to stocking( shipping costs have doubled as of January 2014 )
Make Checks Payable to: Boatsie’s Boxes, Inc.
Out of State groups and Individuals please send filled 16-19” stockings/donations to:
Sunday 8/27 12-1:30 St. Teresa of Avila Church Sheffield Village OH 5 year old Teagan will be holding her 2nd lemonade/bake sale to support Operation Christmas Stocking..Please support this amazing little girl!!
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017!!!
WE CONTINUE TO SHIP NEEDED ITEMS TO OUR DEPLOYED TROOPS IN