Rep. Bellock teams up with USO for donation drive to benefit U.S. troops

Ongoing! Please consider making a donation today!

Rep. Bellock’s Office has signed up to be a drop-off location for local residents wishing to donate items for U.S. troops serving overseas. Donations can be made weekdays at the Westmont Centre, 1 S. Cass Ave, Suite 201 in Westmont. The USO donation box is located in the hall outside Rep. BellocK’s office.

Recommended items for USO Care Packages:

Entertainment: Books, Magazines, Crossword Puzzles, iTunes Gift Cards, Headphones/Ear Buds, DVDs (Movies & TV Series), Video Games
Hygiene Items (smaller, travel size works best): Baby Wipes, Deodorant, Kleenex, Lotion, Toothpaste/Toothbrush, Shampoo, Soap, Female Hygiene Items, Shaving Cream, Razors
Food: Beef Jerky, Powdered Drink Mix, Coffee (Ground & K-Cups), Granola Bars/Protein Bars, Trail Mix/Raisins, Dry Snacks, Mixed Nuts/Peanuts, Fruit Cups
Miscellaneous Items: 3 in 1 Detergent/Fabric Softener/Dryer Sheet, Air Fresheners, International Calling Cards

What NOT to donate – Please do not donate any of the following:

·         Aerosol-type containers
·         Anything that will melt or spoil – shipping can take anywhere from 1-3 weeks
·         Pornography, alcohol, tobacco 
·         Anything fragile or irreplaceable – things break and/or packages are lost or stolen

For questions or more information, please call Rep. Bellock’s Office at (630) 852-8633.