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Socks for Soldiers

Carolyn Price Miller joined The Early Show to talk about Socks for Soldiers.

The organization puts together care packages for troops in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other places where men and women are in need.

Their goal is to send a pack for each individual in the platoon. From January 2009 to December 2009, Socks for Soldiers sent more than 5,000 packs for over 160 groups.

During the July 4th Celebration and Fall Fest Celebration in Canyon people are invited to "adopt a pack" that will be mailed to an individual in the war zone.

Items needed:

-White crew type socks (packages)

-Small packs powdered drink mix

-Travel size packages of wet wipes

-Lotion/shampoo/soap (hotel size)

-Disposable razors

-Travel size toothbrush and toothpaste

-Eye drops (small)

-Hand sanitizer (travel size)

-Lip balm (roll up)

-Foot powder (small)

-Beef jerky

-Sunflower seeds

-Snack foods

-Cash for postage (tax deductible)

-Checks can be written to:

Socks for Soldiers

Box 20147, Amarillo TX  79114

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