San Elijo Elementary Community Service Project For the 2011 Country Fair-Support Our Military!

Support Our Military!

March 23rd – April 30th

Community Service Project

For the 2011 Country Fair

This year San Elijo Elementary will be supporting HMM – 163, a Marine Corps helicopter squadron, during their seven month deployment on the USS Boxer.  Each grade will be collecting items to help the children, families and service members of the squadron.

Kindergarten and 1st Grade will be collecting items to help the 200 children in the squadron celebrate birthdays.

Suggested donations: movie tickets, gift cards, destination cards to miniature golf, bowling alleys, Boomers, Chuck E Cheese, Playwerks, Kidsville, museum passes, tickets to plays, Padre games, Disney on Ice, school supplies.

2nd and 3rd Grade will be collecting items to help the 200 Moms celebrate Mother’s Day.

Suggested donations: scented candles, picture frames, Bath and Body Works items, gift cards for pampering, a night free from cooking, ITunes.

4th and 5th Grade will be collecting items to put together care packages for the 110 single Marines on their return.

Suggested donations:  Personal care items/toiletries such as chapstick, deodorant, lotion, hand soap, toothpaste, floss, mouthwash, shampoo, shaving gel, razors, etc.  Towel sets; one each, wash, hand, bath.  Gift cards to grocery stores, fast food places, movie tickets, etc. Single serving non-perishable snacks such as nuts, beef jerky, protein bars, canned chips, instant noodle cups, microwave popcorn, gum, cookies, powdered drink mix sleeve packets, instant coffee packs, single sugar and non-dairy creamer packets, coffee shop gift cards, etc

Our wonderful teachers will be collecting items for the new Moms.

You can also help both the squadron and the school by purchasing Albertson gift cards and donating them back to our community service project.

Take all items to your classroom and lets show HMM-163 how much we appreciate their service and sacrifice for our country!


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