Join us on Sunday, November 11, 2018, to Boost the Troops!

Please join us in Fellowship Hall immediately after the 11:00 am service of worship to pack up care packages for our deployed service men and women.  Pizza will be served.

How it works:

  1. Starting on Sunday, October 21st, place nonperishable donations in the box marked BOOST THE TROOPS located in St. Andrew’s Hall.  See suggested items below.
  2. Collect magazines for donation.
  3. Write handwritten letters and/or have your children write letters and draw pictures to include in the boxes.
  4. Donate postage money to defray postage cost.  Each large flat rate box costs $17.40.  Any amount is appreciated.
  5. Sign up online to attend the event.


Food Items:

  • Clif Bars
  • Slim Jims
  • Beef Jerky
  • Granola Bars
  • Power Bars
  • Trail Mix
  • Packaged Tuna
  • Crackers
  • Cookies
  • Gum
  • Candy
  • Dried Fruit
  • Nuts
  • Hot sauce
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly (small plastic jars only)
  • Powdered Drink mixes such as Gatorade, Crystal Lite, Kool-Aid
  • Tea Bags, K-cups, coffee creamer cups, sugar packets

Entertainment Items:

  • Playing cards
  • yo-yos
  • Frisbees
  • crossword puzzles
  • Sudoku puzzle books
  • new or gently used books & magazines
  • DVDs
  • stationery

Toiletry Items:

  • Feminine hygiene products – panty liners and variety packs of tampons
  • Trial size shampoo
  • Trial size conditioner
  • Trial size lotion
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Chapstick, Blistex
  • Blister pads
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Manicure kits
  • Wet wipes
  • Foot powder
  • Sunscreen

If you have questions, please contact Mary Spence Smith


It’s too late to register for today’s event.  Just come and help out!