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Donate Items for Our Troop's "Comfort Packages"

Our troops can always use:
  • White cotton socks (thermal for winter), wash cloths, nail clippers, tweezers
  • Bug repellant, Tylenol, Muscle and anti-fungal cream, allergy tablets, nasal spray
  • Visine, Tums, deodorant
  • Chap stick, small (travel size) hand sanitizer, foot powder, disposable razors
  • Baggies (qt. & gal. zip lock)
  • Small envelopes, pens, AA & AAA batteries
  • CD's, DVD's, hand held computer games, health and sports equipment
  • Travel size games, small word puzzle books - board games
  • Crystal Light, Coffee Creamer (flavored) - Sweetner (individual packets only)
  • Hot Chocolate and Cider (individual packets), microwave popcorn
  • Nuts, seeds, beef jerky & Slim Jims, trail mix, mints, hard candy, bubble gum.
  • Protein and power bars, energy, granola and trail mix bars
  • Instant oatmeal (individuals), pop tarts, tuna (packets ony)
  • Cold weather head/face protection, hand warmers and gloves
  • AT&T International phone cards (please donate your old cell phones, working or not) we can exchange them for phone cards.
  • LETTERS (please do not seal) The most requested item from our troops.
    Writing Guidelines

There are a few items:  NOT ALLOWED:

  • Alcohol
  • Pornography
  • Pork products
  • Religious texts and symbols.

Shown below are some of our drop-off locations for donations:

Main Donation Drop off Location

Will Store Super Storage
4959 Southfront Rd.,

Livermore (925) 294 5678 (map)


  • Main Street Museum,  603 Main St., Pleasanton Map
  • Jim's Restaurant, 5400 Sunol Blvd., Pleasanton (across from Senior Center) Ma
Cash Donations:

Your donations allow us to purchase merchandise and pay for postage.
Receipts are given for donations.

Personal checks for postage payable to:

PO Box 2992

Livermore, CA  94551

Operation:S.A.M. is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.  All donations are tax deductible and greatly appreciated.

Volunteer Your Time:

Check out our Calendar of Events for opportunities or give us a call.  We have lots of fun and enjoy the camaraderie of our fellow volunteers.