Members of the City’s Marines and Sailors Adoption Committee and the Community of Character Committee will collect donations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 29 at the Albertsons grocery store located near the intersection of La Paz and Muirlands.
Requested items include baby wipes; eye drops; disposable razors; flypaper/flytraps; foot powder; shoe deodorizers; hand and foot warmers; socks (new cushion sole boot-tan); current magazines; board games; canned soup and pasta meals; microwavable meals; hot chocolate, coffee and creamers; beef/turkey jerkey; granola and trail mix; nuts; chips; pretzels; gum; protein bars; and dried fruit.
Inside the store, Albertsons Assistant Store Director Aaron Miller set up a “Twinkie Tank” in honor of Mission Viejo’s adopted troops. The store will raffle off a bike in support of the cause. Premade bags with items for the military personnel will also be available for purchase.
All proceeds will benefit the Marines and Sailors of the Headquarters Battalion of the 1st Marine Division at Camp Pendleton.
For more information, call 949-470-3061.