The Westfield Area Y is proud to team up with Bonds of Courage located in the Westfield National Guard Armory to collect items for care packages to be delivered overseas. Bonds of Courage provides a network of support to Active Duty Troops, Veterans and their family members and are seeking the help of our community to donate items for the care packages.
The following are the items in need for the CARE PACKAGES OF COURAGE:
Personal Care items include: Baby Wipes, Body Wash, Body Lotion, Shampoo, Conditioner, Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Lip Balm, Q-Tips, Powder, Tampons/Pads, Athletic Socks, Aspirin/Ibuprofen, Eye Drops, Cold Medication, Allergy Medication
Food/Beverages items include: Microwavable Meals, Granola Bars, Protein Bars/Power Bars, Dried Fruit/Raisins, Beef Jerky/Turkey Jerky, Oatmeal Packets, Tuna Cans/Packets, Small Canned Goods, Almond Butter,Peanut Butter,Jelly/Jam, Nutella, Coffee/Tea, K-Cups for Keurig, Ice-Tea Powder, Gatorade Powder,
Please drop items at the following location sites by November 14:
• Main Y Facility; 220 Clark Street, Westfield
• Bauer Branch; 422 East Broad Street, Westfield
• Y Early Learning Center; 170 Elm Street, Westfield
• The Juice House, 510 North Ave, Garwood, NJ 07027
This care package drive is part of Togetherhood, a volunteer-led and idea-driven community service project. Community members and Y members are invited to start, lead and participate in volunteer service projects that benefit the community and local organizations. The Westfield Area Y will help turn your ideas into action.