Upcoming Veterans Events
Last year, thanks to many of you our University collected over 3,000 items for our holiday care package drive and was able to provide 60 care packages to our courageous men and women who were deployed. I am happy to announce the kickoff of our current care package donation campaign for this year, which will run from 9/15/13 until 12/15/2013.
All items from the list below will be accepted at the following campus locations:
We are no longer shipping books, magazines or toilet paper. These items are not essential at this time.
- Main Building 2nd Floor Suite 212 Undergraduate Admissions Visit Center
- College of Nursing and Health Professions-1st Floor Bellet Building in front of Elevators
- Drexel at BCC- Technology and Engineering Center- Suite 104
- Department of Public Safety-3201 Arch Street, Suite 350
- Drexel Recreation Center-Welcome Desk or Membership Services Desk (3301 Market Street)
Items Requested by the Troops in Iraq and Afghanistan
Body Scrub brushes
Rice Crispy treats
Plastic forks, spoons, knives
Countrytime Lemonade Individual
Baby powder (removes sand)
Baby wipes (for cleaning rifles)
Batteries (AA, AAA, C, D)
Sunglasses (new or used)
Visine or Saline eye drops (sand still gets in goggles)
Shower supplies/personal hygiene stuff
Puzzle or crossword books
Hand held electronic games - poker,bingo, etc.
Bagged tuna and chicken
Chewing gum/suckers etc.
Toothbrushes & toothpaste
Stationary (they like to write letters)
Dry roasted peanuts/mixed nuts
Potato chips in cylinder or can
Peanut Butter (plastic container)
Fruit cups (plastic container)
Shampoo & Conditioner
Special Items for Women
Gillette Shave gel
Moisturizing Bath soap
The deadline for collected items is December 15 , 2013. Please contact Tina Heuges in Enrollment Management at email@example.com or 215-895-1629 for additional questions or pick up of items.