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Gayle Anderson was live in Pasadena with members of the SOLDIERS' ANGELS organization founded in 2003. SOLDIERS' ANGELS is a nonprofit, tax-exempt public charity that provides aid and comfort to America's active duty service members, veterans, wounded warriors and military families, through hands-on volunteerism and targeted support. Thanks to the work of hundreds of thousands of volunteers, SOLDIERS' ANGELS provides the following support services: care packages, hero "adoption," supplies and gifts of comfort for wounded warriors and veterans, letters and cards of encouragement, handmade comfort items, adaptive technology for the wounded, a music therapy program, support for families of the fallen, employment opportunities for veterans and more. Supported entirely by private contributions and item donations from individuals, foundations and businesses, SOLDIERS' ANGELS receives no government funding for its efforts. You can help ensure that this organization continues its mission by making online donations through the organization's website, www.soldiersangels.org or by sending in-kind donations of the following items:

*Prepackaged, individually-sized food and snacks- instant soup pouches, mac & cheese single servings, ramen noodles, popcorn, instant oatmeal, energy bars/granola bars/ cereal bars, beef jerky, trail mix, dried fruit, cookies, tuna, canned fruit, condiments, single powdered drink mixes

  • Toiletries- hand/baby wipes, lotion for body and hands, foot powder, foot inserts for boots,

toothpaste/toothbrush/dental floss, deodorant, bath soap, nasal spray, lip balm, baby powder, disposable razors, eye drops, anti-bacterial wipes

  • For Women- hair products, feminine hygiene products, deodorant, body wash
  • For Fun- balls, Frisbees, playing cards, disposable cameras, DVDs,

stationary/envelopes/pens, greeting cards to send home, puzzle books/word find books, batteries (AA, C, D, 9-volt), electronic handheld games

  • Urgent- cards and letters, sand scarves, cool ties, socks, journals, fleece blankets

Please include a list of items with your contact information and an estimated value of your donation in your shipping boxes. If you are east of the Mississippi, ship your donation to: SOLDIERS' ANGELS, 112 Greenhill Road, Ramseur, NC 27316. If you are west of the Mississippi, ship your donation to: SOLDIERS' ANGELS, 4408 North PanAm Expressway, San Antonio, TX 78218.
For more information, contact:
Soldiers' Angels
1792 East Washington Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91104
(626) 529-5114
www.SoldiersAngels.org

If you have questions, or complaints, please feel free to contact Gayle at 1-323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle at Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com

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