Packages From Home Collection

The Calvert County Democratic Women's Club - CCDWC activism committee will be at the Safeway in Prince Frederick from 10 am to 2:00 pm  Saturday, June 29, 2019, collecting items for our "Packages from Home" community event.

Please stop by and donate items to be sent to our Southern Maryland troops currently in the Middle East. Check out the list below of requested items, and note that sunscreen is the most needed!

If you would like to volunteer to work at the table please contact Renee Lafayette at




  • Old Bay Seasoning (small packs)
  • Cup Noodles, Instant soup, Mac & Cheese-individual servings
  • Instant oatmeal (individual packs)
  • Candy, gum & mints (NO chocolate)
  • 6 pack crackers or cookies
  • Granola and energy bars (NO chocolate)
  • Slim Jims
  • Jerky (individual packs)
  • Nuts and dried fruit (individual packs) & microwave popcorn
  • Pop Tarts, Rice Krispies Treats. Little Debbie products and other pre-packaged individual pastry snacks
  • Drink mix singles – Crystal Lite, Mio, Gatorade, Coffee, Tea (Keurig is convenient)
  • Fruit snacks – individually wrapped
  • Small peanut butter in plastic containers
  • Small jelly in plastic containers
  • BBQ or hot sauce in plastic containers
  • Snack bags of crackers, cookies, pretzels, etc. especially spicy chips (Doritos, Chili Lime, Flaming Hot Cheetos)
  • Saltine crackers – individual servings



  • Foot powder – 1-3 oz. Vicks
  • Eye drops Icy Hot
  • Lip balm; chap stick Tiger Balm
  • Sunscreen 6-8 oz 
  • Deodorant (not antiperspirant) stick or roll on ONLY
  • Lotion, hand cream, face cream 1-5 oz.
  • Shampoo and conditioner – travel size
  • Ethnic hair products
  • Hand sanitizer 2-8 oz
  • Insect repellent (NO aerosol cans)
  • Wet wipes (unscented) pack of 60 or fewer
  • Toilet paper – individually wrapped
  • Tissue packs – travel size
  • Feminine hygiene products – tampons, pads
  • Disposable razors
  • Toothbrushes – individually wrapped
  • Dental floss
  • Band-aids
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