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Valley auto repair shops collect items for troops

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A valley auto repair organization is partnering with Packages From Home to send care and comfort packages to deployed service members around the world.

The Network of Neighborhood Auto Repair Professionals (NARPRO) is collecting supplies at their 19 valley locations.

Non-profit organization Packages From Home is looking for items like:

  • Boxer shorts (sizes medium, large, extra-large)
  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • White tee shirts (sizes medium, large, extra-large)
  • Toilet paper
  • Shaving cream
  • Boxes of Saltine crackers (in sleeves)
  • Canned fruit (15-18 oz.)
  • Coffee packs or coffee singles (hotel-style or one-pot size)


Packages From Home sends between 1,000 and 1,500 care packages to troops every month.

The auto repair shops will collect supplies from Nov. 16 to Dec. 7.

Packages From Home
www.packagesfromhome.org
www.narpro.com

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