Be(e) The Ball – Operation Thank You Helps Troops
Washington Operation Thank You.
A group of patriotic Americans supporting our military and their families.Their goal is to ensure that all military personnel and their families, past and present, are treated with the utmost respect and to enlighten the community as to the needs of our Troops and their dependents.
Items are delivered across the state including the VA Hospital in Walla Walla and Fisher House at Fort Lewis.
Care packages are sent approximately every 8 weeks. Fundraisers like the golf tournament Friday at Canyon Lakes donate 100% of funds raised back to the troops.
How you can help someone you love deployed?
Visit their facebook page and you can provide addresses, or if you like, donate money or items . We are looking for any Airman, Marine, Sailor or Soldier deployed. They will be added to the packaging list.
Nm9141@aol.com or call 943-4572 and ask for Norma
Here's a List to keep in mind when shopping....
Toothpaste, Tooth Brushes Mouthwash & Dental Floss
Eye Drops Chap Stick Sunblock & Foot Powder
Socks (boot cut-black or white)
Tan T-Shirts Size L
Magazines less than 6 months old
Small Games, Puzzle Books, Microwaveable or Instant Soups
Fruit (small with pop top lids)
Cheese n Crackers
Trial Mix Granola Bars
Beef Jerky Tuna Kits Vienna Sausage etc
Pre-packaged powdered drink mixes i.e. Crystal Light
Plus letters of encouragement & ITEMS FROM CHILDREN MOST DESIRED
Finally, riffing on Caddyshack is normal golf etiquette for me, and I just could not resist channeling my inner Ty Webb...you know, stop thinking, let things happen, find your center and be(e) the ball
God Bless America and God Bless Our Troops!