Winter Comfort Packages for Veteran’s Day of Service

Join us for a day of service this Veteran’s Day as we collect and assemble winter comfort packages for soldiers who will deploy before the holidays. Please bring the following items or pre-assembled packages in shoeboxes or tote bags to the Travis County Democratic Party office at 1311 E. 6th Street beginning Saturday, Nov. 11th from 10am-4pm. Donations will be accepted November 11- November 18. Volunteer with us as we assemble these packages to show local soldiers our appreciation and ensure they have some comfort from Austin this holiday season.

  1. Nonperishable snack and drink items like:
  2. Powdered drink items
  3. Meal enhancers: ramen noodles, seasoned salt, individual hot sauce packets, mustard, relish, and ketchup
  4. Protein items: energy bars, peanut butter, tuna fish, sardines, non-perishable beef jerky, or beef summer sausage
  5. Snacks in small hard containers and not in bags that will burst under high pressure. Chips, pretzels, nuts, cheese crackers, snack cakes, cookies.
  6. Candy and gum
  7. Toiletries such as: toothbrushes, toothpaste, shaving cream, disposable razors, shampoo, deodorant, mouthwash, baby wipes, lip balm, lotion, feminine hygiene products, eye drops, foot power, sunscreen, body spray, finger nail clippers, travel sized first aid kits
  8. Entertainment items such as: Letter writing supplies, Frisbees/sportsballs, holiday decorations, board games, playing cards, books, journals
  9. Additional items can include: thank you notes, ankle socks, boot socks, work gloves, AA and AAA batteries, a small blanket