Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Operation Shoebox collecting supplies from West Pasco to send overseas

NEW PORT RICHEY — The Community Service Council of West Pasco is collecting donations through Sept. 9 for Operation Shoebox. Donated items — snacks, toiletries, games and other creature comforts — are shipped to U.S. troops stationed overseas. Monetary donations are also accepted to help pay for the shipping costs.

Requested items

Snacks: Twizzlers, heat-resistant candy, instant coffee, powdered drink mixes, beef jerkey, canned fruit, cereal (small boxes), granola bars, instant oatmeal, Pop-Tarts, canned meats and ravioli.

Personal hygiene items: mouthwash, toothbrushes and toothpaste, nose spray, eye drops, deodorant, foot powder, baby wipes, lotion, shampoos and conditioner, bar soap and sunscreen.

Other items: plastic silverware, resealable plastic bags, batteries, disposable cameras, cushioned socks, black sunglasses, and small board games such as checkers and chess.

Drop-off locations

• Atria Baypoint Village, 7927 State Road 52, Hudson. Call Lori, (727) 863-5808.

• Beltone Hearing Center, 1318 Seven Springs Blvd., New Port Richey. Call Laurel Robinson, (727) 376-8818.

• CARES, 6640 Van Buren St., New Port Richey. Call Lee Fenton (727) 844-3077.

• Consulate Care of Bayonet Point, 8132 Hudson Ave. Hudson. Call Nina, (727) 863-3100.

• Dobies Funeral Home, 9944 Hudson Ave., Hudson. (727) 868-4441.

• Elder Planning Alliance, 4109 Little Road No. 101, New Port Richey. Call Lori, (727) 372-2702.

• Jennifer Gardens ALF, 7334 Jennifer St., Port Richey. Call Sero or Marrianne. (727) 863-7866.

• LaCasa Grande, 6400 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey. Call Rich Beason, (727) 847-2980.

• Minuteman Press, 7117 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. Call Bonnie Howard, (727) 849-5883.

• Morgan Funeral Home, 6025 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey. Call Rita Brown, (727) 847-3999.

• Oak View Terrace, 7220 Baillie Drive, New Port Richey. Call Karen Livio, (727) 842-9899.

• Pasco County Utilities Office, West Pasco Government Center, 7508 Little Road, New Port Richey. Call Linda, (727) 934-4629.

• Rasmussen College, 2127 Grand Blvd., Holiday. Call Gary Loman, (727) 942-0069.

• Republic Bank, 9037 U.S. 19, Port Richey. Call Cindy Ewald, (727) 853-0842.

• Republic Bank, Southgate Plaza, 5043 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. Call Cindy Ewald, (727) 853-0842.

• Residential Asset Partners Realty, 2511 Seven Springs Blvd., New Port Richey. (727) 376-4900.

• Seven Springs Golf & Country Club, 3535 Trophy Blvd., New Port Richey. (727) 376-0248.

TO HELP

Operation Shoebox

For information on Operation Shoebox, call chairwoman Linda Clements at (727) 967-8852. Visit communityservicecouncil.org for information on how this group supports west Pasco.

Operation Shoebox collecting supplies from West Pasco to send overseas 08/17/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 17, 2010 10:37pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Jeb Bush back in the hunt for the Marlins, now opposing Derek Jeter

    Blogs

    Associated Press:

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has switched sides in pursuit of the Miami Marlins, and he’s trying to beat out former teammate Derek Jeter.

  2. The Lightning's 2017-18 road jersey
  3. Legalized medical marijuana signed into law by Rick Scott

    State Roundup

    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed into law a broader medical marijuana system for the state, following through on a promise he made earlier this month.

    Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation on Friday that legalizes medical marijuana in Florida.
  4. Lego T-rex and scores of other brick sculptures free to see in Tampa

    News

    TAMPA — Envision the effort that went into building a basic Lego model with your kids. Now imagine arranging the same toys to look like the Mona Lisa or an 80,020-piece Tyrannosaurus rex.

    Eliana Goldberg, 5, of Wesley Chapel looks at a Lego sculpture called "Everlasting" at The Art of the Brick exhibit, which opened Friday in Tampa and runs through Sept. 4. [CHARLIE KAIJO   |   Times]
  5. Rick Scott signs medical marijuana, 37 other bills into law

    Blogs

    Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed into law a broader medical marijuana system for the state, following through on a promise he made earlier this month.

    Gov. Rick Scott