We’ll be sending Love & Light this February to women in active military duty and women veterans and NEED YOUR HELP!
As part of our Off-Season of Community Giving, the Los Angeles Sparks have organized a military care package drive, in partnership with the Los Angeles County Department Military and Veteran Affairs, that kicks off today, Valentine’s Day, and runs through February 28th.
During these two weeks, we will be collecting toiletries, household supplies, new or gently-used winter clothing, packaged food items, and games and activities that encourage family bonding that will be distributed to those-in-need on March 1st. The donated items will benefit military individuals and families who are/have been struggling with homelessness, food insecurity, and/or active duty-related PTSD, military sexual trauma, and/or depression.
All donated items can be dropped off through February 28th at the LA Sparks Front Office. The full list of items that can be donated is below!
CARE PACKAGE WISH LIST:
|Batteries (AA and/or AAA)
|Sewing kits (travel size)
Blankets (new or gently-used)
|Deodorant (travel size or regular)
Lens cleaning cloths
Lotion (travel size)
|Socks (new only)
Beanies (new only)
Scarves (new or gently-used)
|Gloves (new or gently-used)
Hand warmer inserts for gloves
|Cold-weather jackets (new or gently-used)
Ties (new or gently-used)
|Koolaid or Crystal Light drink mix packets
Hot cocoa packets
|Jerky (beef, turkey, salmon)
Hot sauce packets (Del Taco, Taco Bell, Cholula, Tabasco)
|Microwaveable popcorn packets
Cans of tuna
|Playing cards (new or gently-used)
Board games (new or gently-used)
|Plastic model kits
Hand-written letters of encouragement