Newark Soldier Seeks Donations For His Troop

League of Volunteers are seeking donations they can ship to an Army troop that is currently in Afghanistan.

The League of Volunteers (LOV) is asking for your help to support a Newark native who is currently deployed in Afghanistan.

Jason Anderson, who was once part of LOV’s teen club, has asked the nonprofit organization for supplies that could help his troop.

The supplies he is requesting for include:

  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • Razors and shaving cream
  • Baby wipes
  • Magazines
  • Books
  • Boxer Briefs
  • White Socks
  • DVD movies
  • Snacks
  • Gum
  • Energy drinks like Redbull

All supplies will be donated to the 4th Platoon, according to LOV Board Member Donna Sisk.

Donations can be dropped off between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the , 36120 Ruschin Dr. or between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. at LOV Bingo nights at the , 35753 Cedar Blvd.

LOV is aiming to send the first round of supplies during the week of May 21. For more information, call LOV at 510-793-5683.

Donna Sisk May 04, 2012 at 10:30 PM
Thanks Nika, Jason and the Platoon will appreciate your support!
John Joseph Montoya May 05, 2012 at 04:07 AM
Jason was a student in my fourth grade class at Musick. So proud of him. Thank you League of Volunteers for helping out our troops.
Newark Citizen May 05, 2012 at 06:00 PM
Nika, I will post this information at my job. Perfect timing, I've been going through my DVDs.
Johnny Juarez May 10, 2012 at 09:55 PM


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