Military Matters Stocking Stuffers Collection

Military Matters Stocking Stuffers Collection

Starting now through the first Sunday in December (2 Dec) we are collecting items requested below. Your help is most appreciated to meet our goal of 100 stockings!  These stockings will be delivered to deployed service members, hospitalized veterans, and homeless veterans.

All goodies can be given to the Parish Administrator during the week or brought to church.   Please note any food must be store purchased and individually wrapped. Please no products containing alcohol.  The stockings go to

Besides a card and/or letter in each stocking, stockings should also include any combination of the following:

  • Slim Jims or beef jerky

  • Packages of Holiday nuts

  • Single serving drink mix packets (i.e. Crystal Light)

  • Playing cards

  • Puzzle book (Crosswords, Sudoku, Word Find)

  • Holiday themed writing pens or pencil

  • Holiday candy (in sealed wrapping or small unopened bags)

  • Candy Canes

  • Peanut Brittle

  • Socks

  • Travel sized games

  • Card games (Uno, Phase 10)

  • Stress balls (holiday-themed preferred)

  • Gloves (preferably black; winter; one size fits all)

  • Single serving cookie packages

  • Apple cider packets

  • Hot chocolate

  • Small notepads

  • Holiday-themed lip balm (wrapping and scent)

  • Caps (warm winter)

  • Other holiday-themed items