Crystal Light® (or other brand)
"On the Go" flavor packets Ground coffee
Hot cocoa Instant coffee
Lemonade mix,
Kool-Aid® mix,
Iced Tea mix Sports drink mix Instant
Sugar and creamer packets for coffee (No artificial sweetener)

Recreation Items
Gently used magazines
Hacky Sacks,
Tennis Balls
Movie DVDs (new or used; original only)
New decks of cards Small hand-held games
Soft cover books
Wiffle Ball & Bat

Clothing Items
Balaclavas Black or white cotton socks
Boot bands Boot socks: black, tan, or olive green
Fingerless gloves Long underwear (during winter months)
Men’s and women's underwear (try military surplus stores)
Stocking caps (plain or black)
Tactical scarves T-shirts (olive drab or white)

Communication Items
Pens & Unsharpened pencils
Small blank journals
Small pads of paper

Personal Supply Items
72" bootlaces (brown or tan preferred)
Batteries (AA are most requested, then AAA)
Cigars Disposable,
instant hand warmers (during the winter months only)
Electrical tape
Leatherman all-in-one tool
Snack Bags (Plastic)
Ziploc plastic bags
Super glue
Tactical duct tape: military green, tan, or black

Foot Care
Anti-fungal treatments Band-Aids® (sweat/water resistant)
Boot liners/insoles
Lotrimin AF® or Tinactin® for athletes’ foot (Ointment or cream, no aerosol)
Medicated foot powder,
medicated foot swabs (Gold Bond®  preferable)
Moleskin (provides padding on sore feet, you'll find it with  Dr. Scholl’s® type things at Wal-Mart or drug stores)
Odor Eaters® for boots

Personal Care Items

Eye drops (to relieve dry eye, not redness)
Insect repellent
Lip balm (Blistex®, Chapstick®, Carmex®) in stick-tubes rather than tubs,
Pain relievers (Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Tylenol®, Midol®)
Saline spray/drops for sensitive
Nasal passages
Sunblock (travel size or stick preferable, no aerosol, SPF 30+)
Throat lozenges
Travel size packages of Q-tips
Baby Wipes or Wet ones
Hand Sanitizer
Baby wipes for personal hygiene (alcohol-free)
Disposable hand sanitizing wipes
Liquid hand sanitizers (no pump-style dispensers)
Women's feminine wipes

Thanksgiving Dinners
Canned Green Beans
Cream of Mushroom Soup
5lb. Bag Potatoes
Dried Onions (Frenches)
Cranberry Sauce
Canned Milk
Yams (Fresh or Canned)
Onions Fresh
Brown Sugar
Poultry Seasoning
Gravy Canned
We will get rest with Proceeds.

 Care Packages  
Most Requested Care Package Items

Batteries (AA, AAA, C, and D)
Boot socks: black, tan, or olive green
Letters of support (letters from you, from children, or from business,
office, school, or other organization in support of our troops)
Liquid body wash (no pump dispensers please)
Pre-sweetened flavored beverage mixes (smaller sizes please)
Sandwich sized zipper lock baggies
Single-serving size snacks and non-perishable

Undershirts - Olive Green

Food Items
Tuna kits
Beef jerky
Canned fruit (small containers, pop-top lid)
Dried fruit
Nuts and other healthy snacks
Beef jerky
Beef summer sausage (non-perishable, USDA Beef)
Canned cheese dips (NO glass please)
Canned sardines,
Smoked oysters
Chicken or tuna lunch kits
Condiments - single-serve

Single serving size cans Gum,
Mints (blister pack gum)
Hard candy (single-wrapped)
Jalapeno Velveeta®
Crackers Nuts
Sunflower seeds
Trail mix
Dried fruit
Pop Tarts®
Cereal bars,
Granola bars,
Popcorn Power bars,
Protein bars,
Nutritional bars
Ramen noodles
Ravioli and other canned ready-to-eat meals (single serving)
Seasoning salts, flavoring salts
Single-serving bags of snacks,
Crackers Taco Bell® sauce packets

Toiletry Items
Dental floss Disposable
Multi-blade razors (no single-blade razors please)
Kleenex (travel-size packets)
Liquid body wash soap,
Liquid anti-bacterial soap (no bar soap or  pump-style dispensers)
Lotion, unscented, for dry skin (no pump-style dispensers)
Men's and women's deodorant - Nail clippers
Oral B Brush-Ups™ Razors and replacement blades
Shampoo -Toothbrushes 
Toothpaste (in hard-side tubes rather than traditional tubes)

The Ramsey Charitable Trust PAY it FOTWARD @ 2005


Used food or hygiene items.  Aerosol cans and anything glass.  Bars of soap Chocolate during summer months (March-October).  Clothing items of color other black, white, and olive green. Hardcover books, children's books.  Homemade food items, kids toys or stuffed animals.  Large games or large sporting balls.  Pork or pork by-products.  Pump dispenser style bottles.  Water guns.  

DO NOT send baby powder.
Please do not send bags of chips.  They will not make the transition.