We Care Package Donation Requests

Blue Star Mothers NY7 accepts all donations for items to be included in We Care Packages.  If you or your organization would like to donate items, please send an email to wecarepackages.ny7@gmail.com.

Please see the suggested list of items that can be donated.

Suggested “We Care” Package Items for Troops
Anything Buffalo or Western New York!!  Bills, Sabres, Bisons, Bandits, BuffaLove: t-shirts, flags, hats

Beef Jerky, non-perishable beef summer sausage (No pork, please)
Tuna, Salmon, Chicken or other protein (in the foil pouches or cracker kit)
Pop Tarts, Breakfast bars
Hot sauce, ketchup, mustard (individual packets)
Peanut Butter – small jars or individual snack packs (Jif on the go)
Protein bars/energy bars/nutritional bars
Protein powder drink mix
Nuts – pistachios, peanuts, cashews, sunflower seeds, corn nuts
Trail mix
Ramen Noodles
Individual packets of hot sauce, mustard, relish, ketchup
Hot beverage mixes small boxes please (cocoa, instant coffee, tea bags)
Pre-sweetened powdered drink mix (Monster, Mio, Gatorade, Lemonade, iced tea)
Snacks:  Pringles (regular and snack size), Cheetos, Doritos, Pretzels, any other snack foods
Crackers (individually wrapped/packets)
Cookies (individually wrapped/packets)
Candy: gummy bears, jelly beans, red vines, Twizzlers, hard candy (like Jolly Ranchers), life savers
Gum, breath mints

Personal Care:
Medicated foot powder
Hand warmers
Cotton swabs
Eye drops
Dental floss
Good quality 100% cotton boot socks for women and men – white
Deodorant for men and women
Baby wipes, hand wipes, Dude wipes
Glasses cleaner cloths
Body wash – travel size
Shampoo & conditioner – travel size
Disposable Razors (3+ blades, please)
Feminine hygiene products

Letter writing supplies – note cards, stationery, envelopes, paper, pens
Journals and small pads of paper (a size they can keep in a pocket and keep dry)
Playing cards
Hacky sacks, yoyo, fidget spinners
Puzzle and word game books
Paperback books
Large zip storage bags (quart or larger size)

Letters of support are always uplifting for our troops!  Letters from you, children, your business, office, department, etc. are just a few suggestions.