Next Monthly MeetingSunday February 21st, 2016 at 1PM
VFW 1 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie  

We Support our Heroes with the Help of Others     

 


Many thanks to those who help us support our heroes. 
Emily Hart for donating her time & artistic talents in designing our logos. emilynheart@gmail.com
  • Marist College Mens' Soccer team for lifting & moving help during Operation Santa 2014.
  • Marist College; Dr. Dennis Murray for his endless support of our organization; always responsive to requests of anything from 'man power' to donations of computers.  
  • Dutchess County DA's office for their generous support.
  • Safeguard Business Solutions Poughkeepsie office; Jerry Martin for generous support & printing. www.gosafeguard.com
  • Dutchess County Cadet Squadron Civil Air Patrol for frequent assistance with packing & lifting; Color Guard presentations at events. www.dutchesscountycadetsquadron.org
  • MasterCard for support of SFPHV at the Purchase NY campus including several collections of needed troops and veterans items & ease of access to MasterCard debit cards for local veterans in need.
  • SSVF & Hudson River Housing & the DC Veterans Services staff including Nelson Eddy Rivera, Ed Reid, Anthony Kavouras, Jocelyn Johnson Kearney, Robert Jennings for endless support of veterans & collaboration with SFPHV.
  • Kieran Lalor & family for generous support of SFPHV & our local veterans and troops.
  • VFW Post 170 for our 'home'
  • BJs Wholesale for a significant donation to support our work for the troops

 

    How To Help

 

Many of our troops are positioned at posts where there is no access to supplies other than the bare essentials. Many of our troops are with others who never receive a care package or correspondence from a loved one.

Be a SHIPMATE

 


 

Organize a collection of necessary items to support active troops overseas, local vets, homeless vets, and our wounded warriors resident in our local VA hospitals.

Organize a care package collection.


 

Join our organization


 

 

 

 

Needed Items

 

FOOD ITEMS NEEDED

Powdered Drink Mixes (individual packets)

Coffee, Tea, Cocoa

Peanut Butter (16 oz. or less)

Protein Bars

Dried Fruit, Nuts (8oz. or less)

Jerky (beef or turkey)

Trail Mix (8 oz or less)

Small cans of fruit (no plastic)

Tuna or chicken cans or foil packets

PERSONAL ITEMS NEEDED

Deodorant

Shampoo, Conditioner (20 oz. or less)

Soap

Toothbrushes/Toothpaste

Foot Powder

Combs/Brushes

Baby Wipes

Disposable Razors

Feminine Products

Lip Balm

Sunblock

QTips, Bandaids

MISCELLANEOUS

Puzzle Books

Black Cotton Socks

 

  Thank Our
   Military  ....

    They Protect Our Freedom

SHAKE A HAND … when you see a man or woman wearing a hat or other identifying article of clothing demonstrating their service to our country shake their hand and say “Thank You”!
ACKNOWLEDGE
our men and women in uniform with a smile and a “Thank You”!

DONATE
to your local Veteran’s organizations whenever possible even if it’s $1.00!

GIVE
of your time to support events that honor our Military Heroes!

WRITE
letters or cards of thanks to our troops and veterans.

PRAY
for our troops and veterans who suffer from physical, psychological and spiritual wounds.

TEACH your children:

  • What freedom means and how the USA is a free nation
  • The history of the USA and those who have fought to maintain this freedom
  • To respect those who defend this freedom
  • The Pledge of Allegiance
  • Patriotic songs

 

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