"OPERATION: REMEMBRANCE" PROJECT Volunteers Collecting Care Package Items For Troops In Afghanistan
Reported by: Kennie Bass
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Sep. 13, 2012 11:52 AM EDT
Updated: Sep. 13, 2012 2:18 PM EDT
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, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
Several groups of volunteers are teaming forces to remember and honor the sacrifices of our troops on the front lines of the battle against terror.
More than 80 Lifebridge Americorps and Vet Corps volunteers are hosting donation drives as part of the “Operation: Remembrance” Project. The volunteers are collecting care package items for military members in Afghanistan.
There is a long list of suggested donations, including toiletries, nail clippers, snack foods and telephone calling cards.
The drive kicked off on 9/11, the National Day of Service, and continues through the middle of next month.
Collection containers will be located at drop-off centers and businesses in Kanawha, Putnam, Clay and Boone counties.
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