EASTCHESTER, N.Y. – The Eastchester Teachers Association is seeking donations of stockings and stocking stuffers to send to U.S. military personnel deployed overseas.
The teachers association is partnering with From Homes to Heroes to fill and ship the stockings overseas, according to a press release.
Donors may either stuff a stocking on their own or send in any of the following items to be stuffed into a stocking:
- Candy, especially Christmas-related candy or M&Ms
- Christmas decorations
- CDs or DVDs
- Best Buy or iTunes gift cards
- AT&T phone cards
- Hand towels
- Socks or gloves
- Decks of cards
- Coffee or hot chocolate mix
- PowerBars, beef jerky, trail mix, dried fruit, or nuts
- Puzzle books
- Room fresheners
Volunteers ask that donors do not include any pork products or anything that could break, crumble, or spill during shipment.
Cheerful holiday card greetings are also appreciated.
Please direct contributions to Clare Delongchamp, Eastchester Middle School, 550 White Plains Road, Eastchester, NY 10709.
The deadline is Friday, Nov. 14.
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