Rochester, NY

Rochester's Community Wishbook

 

One Soldier at a Time

24 Smith Road
Webster, NY 14580
Phone: 585-764-4550
Contact: Lauren Coe

One Soldier at a Time is dedicated to our men and women serving our country past, present, and future, including their families.  We honor mothers of active military for Mother's Day, Valentine's Day and Christmas by delivering gift baskets to all of the moms on our list.  We help local Veterans in PTSD homes by providing bedding, clothes, pots and pans, hygiene packages and coffee.  We pack and ship sun care/goodie packages to current military serving our country overseas.  We support 4 VA hospitals with Christmas stocking gifts.

Wish List:
  • chocolate bars
  • Dollar Store baskets
  • votive candles
  • travel-size shampoo
  • hand-made cards to moms, wives, service men and women
  • snack-size crackers and cookies, hard candy, gum, slim jims, individual drink packets
  • Q-tips, unscented hand sanitizer and unscented baby wipes
  • Ziploc bags: gallon and quart size
  • bedding, pillows
  • disposable razors (quality), shave foam
  • men's dress shirts with ties: new or gently used
  • financial help to send sun care packages overseas

Volunteers Needed:
  • Join us to pack baskets, boxes and bags for active military members and their families and deliver on Mother's Day, Valentine's Day and Christmas.
  • Teens can help assemble baskets.
  • Make 200 cards to give to Veterans in local PTSD homes; especially made by kids.
  • Make 2000 cards for Veterans on Veterans Day.
  • Small groups to suggest fundraising ideas.

Information reviewed by agency 5/3/21.  (Wish list and volunteers needed updated.)


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