Care packages for the troops
For the family members of 1049 members in our Armed Forces. In honor of Veteran's Day and in the spirit of the upcoming holiday season. Local 1049 is preparing a Care Package to send to our troops deployed overseas, in particular the family members of Local 1049 employees. It is because of the sacrifices made by the brave men and women of our armed forces stationed around the globe that we are able to enjoy our lives here at home. Please help us show them that there efforts don't go unnoticed. Anyone interested in contributing to the Care Package please bring your donation items to the union hall no later than December 14th. If you are unable to come to the hall but would like to donate something, please contact business representative Pat Guidice to make arrangements for someone to pick up your contribution. The following list of suggestion items can be used as a guide.
Commonly Requested Items:
Baby Wipes ( preferably packages )
Hard Candy ( Lifesavers )
Magazines ( nothing R-rated )
Newspapers (save and donate yours)
Ziploc Bags ( gallon size )
Any other questions please contact Jason Stroud (516) 805-1656 or Kevin O'connell (631) 234-1800.