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Friday, November 14, 2014

Operation We Care Events This Weekend!!!

Sunday 16 November
AYCE Breakfast Buffet
American Legion Post 218
203 State St. Sharptown
Cost: $8.00 per person
This is a great way for the OWC volunteers to start the day – a great meal before we get down to packing care packages for our troops. The money goes to help with all the veteran’s programs the American Legion supports.

Sunday 16 November
Operation We Care Packing Event
Sharptown Fireman’s Memorial Building
405 Joe Morgan Dr. Sharptown (at the Sharptown Carnival Grounds just off Main St.)
0900 – 1400
We will be packing care packages to send to the troops for Christmas. In addition to packing the care packages we need volunteers to help out in several areas including donation sorting, box decoration and taping, item distribution, packing assistance and more. If you can’t stand for long periods of time we have jobs where you can sit down as well. We will assign the volunteers duties on Sunday morning before we begin.

A few things we always need:
1. Financial donations to help cover the cost of postage (estimated $8000 for this event). Operation We Care is a 501c/3 non-profit organization and your contribution is tax deductible.
2. Donations to help fill the care packages. The complete shopping list is attached or you can download it at . The current most needed items are: Pop Tarts, Granola bars, Hot Chocolate, Instant Oatmeal, Chef Boyardee (15oz cans), Shampoo/Body Wash, Deodorant.
3. Addresses. If you know of someone we could send a care package to please contact  with the name and address so we can add them to the mailing list.

Salisbury University’s Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity will be set up at the Walmart North Salisbury location this Saturday November 15 from 0800 until 1800 collecting donations for Operation We Care. They will have copies of the donation list so if you are doing your shopping you can pick up a few items and drop them off.

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