The Darien Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary is currently collecting items to be sent to our troops via the organization Operation Care Package. A collection box for these items will be on the first floor of Darien Library — BUT ONLY UNTIL THIS MONDAY, MARCH 6!
Here’s a list of sought-after items:
- Protein Bars
- Beef Jerky, Slim Jims
- Dried fruit, fruit snacks
- Ziplock bags— Gallon, Sandwich, Snack and Quart Sizes
- Pre-sweetened powdered Kool-Aid, Gatorade, Lemonade
- Small travel shampoos, conditioners, lotion, soap
Editor’s note: This article originally was published Feb. 13. The time stamp has been changed to put it back on the Darienite.com home page as a reminder.