Shop, Ship and Share 2018

Shop, Ship, and Share is an annual event hosted by the American Leagion and Maplewood Mall that is dedicated to supporting Minnesota military personal who are serving overseas for the Holidays.

Come volunteer or donate and remind our service members that they are appreciated! You can volunteer your time, donate gifts, make monetary donations, or donate cash to pay for package shipping.

Schools, clubs, kids of all ages can donate items, write letters, and drew pictures that will fit in the priority boxes.

Bring the following items to Maplewood Mall on either event date and the American Legion will completely cover the cost to ship them to our troops oversees this holiday!

NEEDED ITEMS
CANDY
Candy (heat resistant)
Fruit Breezes (throat drops)
Twizzlers

CORRESPONDENCE
Pens/Pencils
Stationary, Greeting
Cards-Holiday cards
Writing Paper and Envelopes

DENTAL
Floss
Mouthwash
Toothbrushes/paste

DRINK
Coffee (instant)
Coffee Creamer
Gatorade (powder)
Powdered Drink Mixes
Tea Mixes (sweet) or tea bags
Kool-Aid bursts- to freeze

FOOD
Sugar packets
Beef Jerky
Canned Fruit (pop top cans)
Cereal (in small boxes)
Condiments Packages
Girl Scout Cookies
Granola Bars
Gum (no sticks)
Oatmeal (instant)
Pop-Tarts
Ravioli (pop top cans)
Tuna Kits

GAMES
Board Games
Checkers (travel size)
Chess (travel size)
Crossword Puzzles
Playing Cards
Small Hand-held Games
Any type of "get away" or respite items for the families, such as tickets to movies, games, zoo etc.

PRINTED MATERIALS
Books (novels, short stories)
Newspapers (local)
Magazines (appropriate)
Paperback Books

TOILETRIES/HYGIENE
Baby Wipes
Eye Drops
Deodorant
Feminine Hygiene Products
Foot Powder
Hairbrushes
Hand Lotion
Hand Sanitizers (waterless)
Lip Balm
Nail Clippers
Q-Tips
Razors (disposable)
Shampoo
Soap
Sunscreen
Tylenol (individual packets)
Wash Rags

OTHER
American Flags (small)
Baggies (with zip lock)
Batteries (AA, D, ....)
Duct Tape
Disposable Cameras
Flashlights (mini/mag lite, extra bulbs, lots of batteries)
Fans (battery powered - small with extra batteries)
Fly Strips
Fly Swatters
Gift Cards for families (Walmart, Target, Gas, etc.)
Pre-Paid Phone Cards
Shoe Insole Cushions
Socks (cushioned)
Sunglasses (black)
Sweatbands
Monetary Donations for postage fees

Donate money for postage at our Shop, Ship and Share event, by clicking here, or by mailing check or money order to:

The American Legion Fourth District
Packages for the Military
PO Box 17035
St. Paul, MN 55117-0035