Tuesday, March 25, 2003

Donations sought for troops



Donations of personal care products, batteries and greetings cards are being sought by the Ohio National Guard Family Assistance Program. The items will be shipped in care packages to deployed Ohio National Guard units fighting overseas and those protecting the homeland.

Items may be dropped off at the Family Assistance Center, 4100 Reading Road in North Avondale. Information: (866) 278-5757.

Items requested include lip balm, sunscreen, baby wipes, disposable cameras, throat lozenges, liquid soap, baby powder, toilet paper, 1-gallon plastic storage bags and disposable razors.

These items cannot be accepted: homemade food, magazines, sealed envelopes, glass items, alcohol or tobacco products.

- Janinne Thompson




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