"Pride Packages"
C/O Pat Garlick
903 West North First St.
Shelbyville, IL 62565


For monetary donations, checks can be made payable to:

"Pride Packages"
C/O Pat Garlick
Community Banks of Shelby County Shelbyville Facility
Route 16 Shelbyville, IL 62565

Pride Packages is NOT an 501(c) 3 organization and your donation is not approved for a tax deduction, but a "GIFT FROM THE HEART" 100% of monetary donations go toward the cost of postage required to send the packages through the U.S. Postal Service, and the cost of supplies to be shipped. "Pride Packages" is funded entirely by private donations and staffed exclusively by volunteers.

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What is Pride Packages?
Touched by Pat's Marine son's plea for his fellow comrades that were not receiving packages in Iraq, Pat Garlick decided that the least she could do to help our service people would be to support our U.S. troops abroad and provide what would become know as "Pride Packages."

Inside each package will include a personal note as well as daily devotions and an e-mail address where the service people can contact her with any special needs that they may have while they are deployed.

Pat writes to her Marine son everyday and she knows how important mail and packages are to him. Her son says that you never get enough mail and packages from home.

Pat has written numerous letters to Marines that were not getting mail and sent packages to Marines that were not getting packages. It breaks my heart when I hear that our sons and daughters are fighting in a war thousands of miles away and they aren't receiving letters of support or packages from back home. As long as the war continues, I will send "Pride Packages" till all our service people are back home from being deployed abroad.

Even though a package may be addressed to one soldier, the items may be shared and end up helping a handful of soldiers.

 


News & Updates

Sunday, December 03, 2006


Moulton Fourth Grade Collects Supplies For Pride Package Program


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Food Items

Granola bars
Oreos
Gum
Pop tarts
Nutri grain bars
Pringles
Starburst
Skittles
Powered gator aid
Presweetened kool aid
Breakfast bars
Chex mix
Nacho cheese dip in cans
Rice krispies treats
Small containers of Dinty Moore beef stew
Ravioli
Easy mac & cheese
Ramen noodles
Beef jerky
Pudding
Applesauce
Peaches
Pretzels
Fruit by the foot
Sunflower seeds
Summer sausage
Cheese
Crackers
Squeeze peanut butter
Squeeze jelly
Ketchup/mustard/relish packets
Hot sauce packets
Slim Jims

Non-Food Items

Batteries AA
Writing Tablets
Ink Pens

White Socks
Word Find Books
Crossword Puzzle Books DVD's (You can get $1 DVD's at Wal-Mart)
Hand Held Games Paperback Books Magazines (hunting, sports, etc.)
Aqua Drops
Eyedrops
Wipes Without Alcohol
Foot Powder

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