Collection boxes are out and donations for the North East Military Drive will be collected until Monday, June 21 for the Fourth of July care package to local troops serving overseas.

Drop boxes can be found at Curves, NE Chamber of Commerce, Cramer Motors, North East Township, VFW Post 4789, American Legion Post 105, North East Athletic Club, First Niagara Bank, St. Joe’s Club, Sander’s Market, CVS Pharmacy and C&C Printing.

Suggested donations include: wet wipes, After Bite, foot powder, razors, bars of soap, Q-tips, Visine, deodorant, playing cards, toothpaste/brushes, white socks, shaving cream, moisturizer, insect repellant, lip balm, sunscreen, 5-8 oz. shampoo, Ramen noodles, cookies, hard candy, granola bars, nuts, gum, instant coffee, Cup-a-Soup, jerky, single serving powder drink mixes and other personal care items.

Help us remember our furry four-legged bomb-sniffing friends with donations of pet shampoo, treats, toys and flea collars.

Cash donations are also needed for shipping costs. Call 725-2700 to make cash donation arrangements or mail checks, payable to NE Military Drive-American Legion Women’s Auxiliary Post 105, to 922 Middle Rd. North East, PA 16428.

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