I could’ve guessed there would be a lot of options to choose from. This weekend I researched how to send care packages to the military, and now I’m trying to decide how I want to do this. The easiest way is to send a few gift cards from Visa or MasterCard. According to SupportOurTroops.org, the gift cards are often used by soldiers to get on the satellite that connects them with home. Who wouldn’t want that?
Another option is, of course, to mail a personal care package. I could do this in a number of ways. I could send it to an organization like Support Our Troops and they will send it on to an appropriate military base. Support Our Troops advocates sending boxes with all the same type of goods in them because the items are sent and distributed to troops with the greatest need. You may be able to specify which country you want to support. If you’re interested, check their website.
But, I thought, what if I want to know who I’m helping –which branch of the military, which country, man or woman? So I dug a little deeper and found Continue reading Did My Research – Military Care Pkges