U-M to Hold Second Annual Care Package Drive on Sunday

Jan. 26, 2011

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The University of Michigan men's basketball team will be holding its second annual Care Package Drive to benefit our nation's servicemen and women overseas in conjunction with this Sunday's (Jan. 30) game against Iowa at 4 p.m.

Michigan Athletics is working with the Student Veterans Association at the University of Michigan to send these items to Task Force-12 in the Khakrez District of the Kandahar Province in Afghanistan.

Donations can be dropped off at Crisler Arena in the concourse near Gate E, Gate A or Gate B.
Preferred donation items include:

  1. Black socks
  2. Deodorant
  3. Gift cards from gourmet coffee houses (to be used to buy and mail over coffee)
  4. Gum
  5. Protein bars
  6. Canned chicken/tuna
  7. Ramen noodles
  8. Hand-written letters
  9. Hot chocolate mix
  10. Magazines
  11. Granola bars
  12. Dried fruit
  13. Chex mix
  14. Baby wipes
  15. Chapstick
  16. Batteries

For additional information about the care package drive, please contact Katy Hepner at (734) 647-1261 or katjacks@umich.edu in the U-M Marketing Department.

Contact: Katy Hepner (734) 647-1261

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