Operation Care for Troops

“April Shower & Coffee” Packing

April 29 and 30, May 1 and 2  

Operation Care for Troops will be holding its “April Showers & Coffee” Packing Event 2020 on April 29 and 30, May 1 and 2. The location is the Nashua National Guard Armory, 154 Daniel Webster Highway, Nashua, NH 03060.

HELP defray the shipping costs of packages for  “April Showers & Coffee” Packing Event 2020 

Ship a box for $20. Our shipping expenses are over $14,000 each packing event.

Requested and focus items for this packing are the following:  

  1. Coffee (no glass containers) – up to 8 oz and Individuals
  2. Powdered creamer (Coffee Mate type products)
  3. nut mixes or trail mixes (individual to 6 oz)
  4. Protein Bars such as Kind, Cliff, Quest, Pure Protein, Nature Valley Protein, and such
  5. Lotions 4 oz to 6 oz – Aveeno, Eucerin, etc.
  6. Small canned fruit with flip tops

Check out our Current Sponsor Page! It is always fun to say thank-you to a friend! Click here

To volunteer for this event, send an e-mail to volunteer@octnh.org  starting Mar 15th!

Please include your name and the date or dates that you would like to attend.  If you are registering for a organizations, please include your organization’s name, names of individuals, and contact the volunteer coordinator. Organizations may register up to 10 individuals per day.

Click here for more details on the Packing Event.  Your picture ID is required for check-in at the Nashua National Guard Armory.  Students may bring a school ID or have a parent check them in with their picture ID.

Hope to see you there!

What Can I do to help?

  • Amazon Smiles link    https://smile.amazon.com/ch/27-3685964
  • Volunteering your time is not the only way you can help your troops!
  • Adopting a unit or a soldier and packing their boxes before the packing event is a great way to help!! Contact deborah@octnh.org 
  • Writing letters of encouragement – Operation Care for Troops places 4 to 6 letters in each package.  This means 4000 to 15,000 pieces of mail is needed for each packing event.
  •  Helping with monitary cost of shipping the care packages (Additional details)