Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Deadline To Donate For Honor Our Heroes Drive Is November 25
A number of BHS students have been hard at work as part of our annual Honor Our Heroes drive to gain items to send to our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. We were fortunate to get a huge donation of candy from local dentists following halloween that we have been busy packing to be shipped to our troops. The students pictured have been donating their time after school to help with this effort.
If you would like to help, we will be collecting items until November 25. The following much needed and appreciated items are being collected for our wonderful GI’s: (Also a fund has been set up “honor our heroes” for those who’d rather give a check.)
Phone cards – 450 min. or more – (AT&T Brand only)
(Sam’s Club sells 900 minutes for only 25.00!)
Gold Bond medicated powder
Sun screen lotions
Chapstick w/sun scree
Snack bars like chewy granola bars
Dried fruits & nuts
Powdered drink mixes, like Gatorade, iced tea mix, Tang, etc
Stationary & envelopes, note pads, greeting cards, etc.
Sugar free chewing gum
Socks, T-shirts, Patriots or Red Sox memorabilia, hats, shirts, etc.
Playing cards, small board games (travel size)
Frisbees & footballs
Writing pens & pencils, markers, etc
Well packaged cookies
Please drop off items at The Coffee Emporium in Billerica Center, Northern Bank & Trust in the Billerica & Burlington centers, American Legion in Woburn, the Burlington High School office, Century 21 Travis in Billerica or mail to:
“Honor our Heroes” PO Box 64, Nuttings Lake, MA 01865
For monetary donations please make checks payable to “Honor our Heroes”
Any questions or to offer your help call Joan Proctor - 781-272-4848 or 781-771-0203 or Alan McRae - 781-273-7020 or 978-664-1273