"Recently the Rio Grande Valley Chapter of Blue Star Mothers shipped 780 of Christmas Care Packages to the Troops stationed around the world. Most packages were addressed to men and women serving in Afghanistan and Iraq. Along with hygiene items, snacks, and special goodies, each box was filled with messages of appreciation and encouragement.
The scene at the Troops Support Center resembled organized elves packing up presents in Santa’s workshop and loading his sleigh."
more... Linda Jewell Blog Spot: Support Our Troops by Sending Care Packages Topped Off with Handwritten Notes and Cards: