Student clubs help with care packages for soldiers

The ASC Clubs & AmeriCorps are participating with the SLV Blue Star Moms in a Care Package Project for soldiers who have been deployed to war. They are collecting non-perishable items to send. The next mail off date is June 21. If you are interested in donating, below are the sites where you can drop off your items.

For more info about the Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., click here. If you know of someone who has been deployed and would like a package sent to them, please contact Donna Griego at or Vicki Jones at

Blue Star thanks you for your generosity and service in participating in this meaningful event.

Drop Off Sites:

  • Art Building
  • Community Partnerships Building
  • ES Building-Offices of Counselor Education; English, Theatre, & Communications; Teacher Education; Psychology/Sociology/History-
  • Computing Services Building
  • Government-Philosophy
  • Facilities Services Building
  • Housing Office
  • Nielsen Library
  • One-Stop in the SUB
  • Petty’s Hall – Student Support Services
  • Richardson Hall Provost Office
  • Theatre Box Office

Suggested Non-Perishable Items:

  • PopTop Canned Soups/Fruits/Salsas
  • Dried Fruit
  • Boxes of Crackers
  • Nuts
  • Gum
  • Lip Balm
  • Baby Wipes/Hand Wipes
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Mini Fabreeze/Small Air Fresheners
  • Baby Powder
  • Prepopped Pop Corn
  • Magazines
  • Crossword Puzzles/Sudoku Puzzles/Small Books
  • Hard Candy/Tic Tacs
  • Band Aides
  • Tylenol/Pain Reliever
  • AA or AAA Batteries
  • Beef Jerky
  • Pringles Potato Chips
  • Vitamin C Drops
  • Balls/Small Toys
  • Powdered Gatorade/Single Serve Powdered Drinks
  • Little Debbie Snack Cakes
  • Granola Bars
  • Fruit Roll Ups
  • Tuna Fish/PopTop Spam/Vienna Sausages/Potted Meat
  • Plastic Containers of Fruit/Pudding/Jello
  • Capri Sun Drinks
  • Energy Drinks
  • Boot Socks
  • Foot Spray/Powder
  • Shoe Inserts-Gell Comfort Types
  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Pet Flea Collars
  • Sunscreen
  • Mosquito Repellent

Author: jmwaecht

Assistant to the President for Communications
Editor/Designer of alumni magazine – A-Stater