Boatsie’s Boxes Collection Drive

The Weirton Madonna High School Interact Club is currently holding a collection for Boatsie’s Boxes Collection Drive. The program began in 2004 for wounded troops but has since expanded to reach all men and women overseas in every branch of the military. We ask each student to bring in a minimum of 4 items. However, we would also like to extend the collection to the entire Madonna community.

Some of the suggested donation items include:

Food (Healthy and Non-Perishable Items):
– Nuts
– Trail Mix
– Jerky
– Crackers
– Dried Fruit
– Protein Bars
– Energy Drinks

Games/Entertainment:
– DVDs
– CDs
– Hacky Sacks
– Playing Cards
– Yo-Yos
– Puzzle Books
– Sports Equipment: Basketballs, Footballs, etc.

Clothing:
– Black, Brown, or White Athletic Socks

Random Items:
– Sun Screen (SPF 50)
– Body Wash
– Deodorant
– Foot Care Products & Anti-Fungus Creams
– Neck Coolers
– Small Battery Operated Fans
– Chap Stick
– Saline Eye Drops & Nose Drops or Spray
– Over-the-counter Allergy Medicine and over-the-counter Pain Medicine
– Hand Sanitizer

Other:
– Phone Cards (AT&T 120 Minutes Minimum)
– AA & AAA Batteries
– Stationary and Greeting Cards to send back home
– Pens & Pencils (with Sharpeners)
– Personalized Notes of Gratitude and Encouragement