Send Santa to the Troops drive kicks off - WNEM TV 5

Send Santa to the Troops drive kicks off

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SAGINAW, MI (WNEM) -

Santa needs some help reaching our men and women in uniform. A drive to collect items for holiday care packages kicks off this weekend.

Members with the Yellow Ribbon Guard will accept items at the Saginaw Spirit game Sunday afternoon.

The 8th annual "Send Santa to the Troops" drive is taking place over the next few weeks.

Collections dates are listed below.

  • November 4th at the Saginaw Spirit Game. Items will be collected starting at 3 p.m. at the Dow Event Center.
  • November 9th at the Saginaw Medical Credit Union from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. The credit union is located on 1430 N. Michigan Avenue in Saginaw.
  • November 11th at Glen's Market in West Branch from 8 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Those wishing to give can also send a monetary donations to PO Box 11, Reese, MI 48757.

The items will be packed up and shipped out to local military members on November 19th.

For more information on "Send Santa to the Troop" you can visit the group on facebook.

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