Operation Support Our Troops Drive in Roscoe

The Gardens on Prairie Rose Apartment complex in Roscoe has teamed up with Operation Support Our Troops of Illinois.

Apartment managers will be collecting items to send to the troops until September 30th.

Donations are welcome Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Items will be collected at 4711 Prairie Rose Drive in Roscoe. For more information call 815-623-1808.

The Top Ten List of urgently needed items include:

1. Peanut Butter & Jelly (critical shortage)
2. Crackers to put Peanut Butter or Tuna on (critical shortage)
3. Canned Fruit
4. Beef Jerky/Slim Jims
5. Nuts in a 20 ounce or less container. No glass please!
6. Coffee (tea bag style of coffee or packets)
7. Unscented baby wipes, toilet paper
8. Pringles ( in a tall container)
9. Mints (Altoids, Lifesavers, TicTacs, Starlight mints)
10. Bag Items

DENTAL BAG ITEMS:
Dental floss
Individual packets of toothbrushes
Mouthwash
Chapstick

MEDICAL BAG ITEMS:
Eye drops
Saline nasal spray
Large Band-Aids
Anti itch cream
Antibiotic ointment
Antacid relief tablets
Vitamins
Over the counter allergy/cold/flu medicine
Muscle rub
"Hot Hands"
Pain relievers
Heat wraps
Q-tips

SHOWER BAG ITEMS:
Shaving cream
Deodorant
Hand lotion (no pump tops)
Hand sanitizer (no pump tops)
Body wash (no bars of soap please)

FOOT CARE BAG ITEMS:

Socks--Men's white or black crew socks
Foot powder
Moleskin and/or blister pads


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