Operation Enduring Support collecting items for troops overseas

DECATUR - Operation Enduring Support officials say they are collecting donations for care packages to be shipped to troops deployed overseas on July 4.

OES officials are encouraging central Illinois residents to donate items for care packages that will be used to raise troops' spirits on Independence Day.  Suggested donations include sun screen, aloe vera, lip balm, eye drops, razors, hard candy, black socks, sanitary care items, body wash, magazines, wet wipes, individual drink packages, and letters of encouragement.

All donations and APO/FPO Military addresses are needed before June 11.  Addresses may be submitted by emailing a.irwin@att.net or dolson@decaturgrace.org, or by calling (217) 428-5936 or (217) 429-5374.
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