Local Grill Sending Holiday Cheer To Military

Catch 22 Sports Grill, located at 18725 North 32nd Street in Phoenix, is working with Packages from Home to collect items for troops overseas. Donations are being accepted through December 21. For information, call 602.482.9222 or visit www.catch22phx.com.

[Read the full story in our December issue.]

TOP ITEMS FOR THE TROOPS

Recommended Food Items

Drink mix singles (Crystal Lite, Gatorade), coffee (ground, vacuum-pack or small cans-1 lb or smaller), tea bags, Slim Jims, canned chili, ravioli, Spaghetti-O’s, soup, stew, Top Ramen soup/noodle mix, canned fruit, canned tuna, chicken, or turkey, granola bars, power bars or energy bars, Rice Krispie Treats, snack crackers, hot chocolate, jelly (squeezable, in plastic containers – no glass), peanut butter in plastic containers, mixed nuts, corn nuts, sunflower seeds, trail mix, fruit snacks, condiments (individual packets of mustard, relish, ketchup, mayonnaise, creamer, sugar, salt, pepper, sweetener), Tabasco sauce, saltine crackers.

Recommended Hygiene Items

(Personal or travel size)

Foot powder, eye drops, lip balm, sunscreen, men’s deodorant (stick type – NOT anti-perspirant), lotion, cleanser and/or moisturizer, shampoo, conditioner, African-American hair products, hand sanitizer, wet wipes (unscented baby wipes), tampons, disposable razors (Quatro Pro and Mach 3 preferred, with refills), shaving cream, socks (men’s and ladies’), T-shirts (M, L, XL – new only please), boxer shorts (M, L, XL – new only please), toothbrushes, toothpaste, band aids, unscented dryer sheets, toilet paper, tissue packs, bug repellent, Cool ties.

Recommended Recreation Items

(New or gently used)

Paperback books, music CD’s, DVD’s, board Games, puzzles, models, dominoes, hand-held games, playing cards, puzzle books (crossword, Sudoku, word search, Ken-Ken), ping-pong paddles, balls and nets, sports equipment, video games and systems (PS2, PS3, X Box, Wii – used in working condition), video game CD’s.

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