Montpelier Effort: Gathering Supplies For Our Troops

Pictured left to right: Miss Montpelier Kaley Adams, Teen Miss Stacie Moor, Little Miss Montpelier Reese Hand, and Jr Miss Montpelier Katelynn Moor.  They along with the other county queens are working hard to raise money for kids with life threatening illnesses in our area.  100% of what they raise goes to the kids and families.


This is a project that I am doing for my community concentration, which I will be presenting at the Pride of Williams County Pageant in January. I was inspired to do this because of my boyfriend’s cousin, Keshia Shutts, who was Miss Montpelier in 2004. She is currently in Kandahar Afghanistan serving in the Air Force Reserves. I will be sending the first care package to Keshia, and then the rest will be sent to troops who are fighting for our country. I believe that these donations are just a small way to show our appreciation to the amazing people like Keshia who are proudly serving our country.
~Kaley Adams, Miss Montpelier 2012

The donation box will be located in the high school office of Montpelier Schools (1015 E Brown Rd). You may drop off items during school hours. If this time does not work with you, you may drop items off at my house (1408 Meadow Ave) from 5-8p.m. Monday-Friday or 10-8 Saturday-Sunday. I will be collecting these items and sending out care packages for the rest of the year, so it is never too late to bring in items!
I will be accepting cash donations to cover the cost of shipping. I will also be doing fundraisers throughout the year for my project and shopping to buy items with that money, so any money that you wish to donate will be used towards buying items or covering the cost of shipping. Please drop off cash donations at my house only.

Examples of items to bring in:
•Socks (black, brown, green or tan)
•Healthy packaged snacks
•Chap stick
•Tooth paste
•Tooth brush
•Baby wipes
•Individual razors
•Travel size board games
•Mini battery operated fans
•Hand and foot warmers
•Single serving boxes of cereal
•Packets of powdered beverages (hot or cold)
•Blank holiday or greeting cards
•Small stuffed animals
•Bug spray
•Laundry detergent
•Letters of appreciation
•Anything else that you think would be of use to our troops!


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