Food items: Powdered Gatorade� packets, powdered Kool-Aid� packets, ground coffee, coffee creamer, tea bags, cereal (in small boxes), instant oatmeal packets, Pop-Tarts�, breakfast cereal bars, protein bars, granola bars, canned fruit (in pop top cans), dried fruit, trail mix (in small packets), beef or turkey jerky, individually packaged cookies, Girl Scout Cookies�, microwave popcorn, Pringles�, bread sticks, jelly beans, hard candy (Jolly Ranchers�/Lifesavers�), gummy bears candy, chocolate (especially M&M's�) (do not send during the hottest months), Handi-Snack� kits, tuna snack kits, sardines, Vienna sausages, Chef Boyardee Ravioli� (in pop top cans), fast food hot sauce packets (no Tabasco�), food seasonings (Mrs. Dash�, A1 Steak Sauce�), chewing gum, Tic Tacs�.
Personal hygiene items: travel-size toiletries, lip balm, ChapStick�, toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental floss, Q-tips�, eye drops, soap, waterless hand sanitizer, hand lotion, moist wipes/baby wipes, razors, Gillette� MACH3� razor refills, inexpensive electric razors with batteries, facial tissues, toilet seat covers, toilet paper (10 sheets or small packages), female feminine items, (especially toiletries from Bath & Body Works� and AVON�) foot/body power, Odor-Eaters� (for boots), sunscreen (with high SPF), insect repellent.
Fun items: Books, magazines, music CDs, pens, pencils, crossword puzzles, sheets of stationery, envelopes, holiday greeting cards (for them to send), postage stamps, international phone cards, NERF� toys (small footballs, etc.), playing cards, travel games, travel mugs, disposable cameras, flashlights, duct tape, small battery-powered fans (with extra batteries).
Items that can't be sent: Illegal substances, alcoholic beverages, explosives, fireworks, propaganda, offensive or obscene material, inappropriate visual materials (depicting nude or seminude persons), any food items that lacks a tamper-proof seal, pork or pork-by products.
Drop off date is Oct. 29 at the Market Street Cafe, located on the corner of Main and Market Street.