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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Donations Needed for Active Service Members

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Town of Poughkeepsie Recreation Donation Drive!

We are requesting donations for active service members in need. The deadline for donations is August 15th.   Please consider the following items:


  • Toothbrushes/ Toothpaste
  • Shaving Lotion
  • Disposable Razors
  • Shampoo
  • Mouthwash
  • Baby Wipes
  • Lip Balm/Gloss
  • Lotion 
  • Feminine Hygiene Products 
  • Eye Drops 
  • Foot Powder 
  • Sunscreen 
  • Lens Cleaning Cloths (to clean glasses) 
  • Body Spray 
  • Finger Nail Clippers 
  • Q-Tips 
  • First Aid Kits 
  • Foot Ointments


  • Granola or Protein Bars 
  • Small Tuna & Chicken (in pouches, no cans please) 
  • Fruit Gum & Hard Candy *NO CHOCOLATE* 
  • Presweetened Powdered Drink Mix (individual size) 
  • Coffee or Tea (individual size) 
  • Beef Jerky (no pork) 
  • Trailmix (individual size) 
  • PopTarts 
  • Applesauce or Fruit Cups 
  • Small jars of Peanut Butter and Jelly 
  • Dried/Canned Noodles, Soup, or Stew 
  • Boxed Chips or Crackers 
  • Energy Drinks 
  • First Aid Kits 
  • Foot Ointments/Powders 
  • Pain Relievers 
  • Batteries


  • Shin-Length Athletic Socks 
  • Cotton T-shirts 
  • Sunglasses (ballistic, nonreflective)

Please keep in mind that  the clothing items that are found most useful will come in plain colors (black, white, or brown) and a variety of sizes. Thank you.


  To package the donations we will also need:  non-occasion cards, boxes no longer than 14 inches and no wider/taller than 8 inches (shoeboxes preferred).

Drop-Off Locations

Town of Poughkeepsie Senior Center   9:30am - 2:30pm

14 Abe's Way

Town of Poughkeepsie Town Hall  9:30am - 2:30pm

1 Overocker Rd

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