Soldier Supply aims to send military members needed items

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NOKOMIS - Students at Nokomis High School are gathering items to place into packages to send to active members of our military serving overseas.

The effort, titled "Soldier Supply," is being sponsored by the Principal's Student Advisory group, and will take place from February 2 until February 13.  A supply table will be set up inside the main entrance of the high school, with a Principal's Advisory member on hand to collect donations from 7:45 a.m. until 8:15 a.m. every morning.

Community members are encouraged to donate needed items for this effort.  Several drop destinations have been selected in advance, but individuals are welcomed to submit a destination address for a donation box.  

We've included a list of suggested items that are being collected:

·    AA-cell alkaline batteries
·    Aspirin
·    Baby powder
·    Baby wipes
·    Baseball caps
·    Batteries (all sizes)
·    Beef jerky/Slim Jims
·    Books
·    Breath mints
·    CDs
·    Condiments
·    Dental floss
·    Deodorant
·    Dry soup
·    DVDs
·    Electrolyte replacement drink mix
·    Eye drops/wash
·    Foot powder
·    Gameboy/PS2/DS games
·    Gum
·    Handheld games
·    Holiday or seasonal decorations
·    Hot Chocolate packets
·    International phone card
·    Kleenex
·    Laundry Detergent
·    Lip balm
·    Lotion
·    Magazines
·    Mouthwash
·    MP3 players
·    Newspapers
·    Pen, paper, envelopes
·    Phone cards
·    Pillow
·    Playing cards
·    Popcorn
·    Portable CD players w/ headphones
·    Pre-paid Phone Card
·    Protein powders / protein bars
·    Q-tips
·    Seasoning Salt
·    Sheets / blankets
·    Socks
·    Sunflower seeds
·    Sunglasses
·    Sunscreen
·    Toilet paper
·    Toiletries
·    Toothpaste/toothbrush
·    T-Shirts

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