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Attention Veterans: the VAC will be open Thanksgiving Day from Noon till 9pm.

Nov 17, 17 Attention Veterans: the VAC will be open Thanksgiving Day from Noon till 9pm.

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Attention Veterans: the VAC will be open Thanksgiving Day from Noon till 9pm. You don’t need to sit home or find a bar, cmon down watch tv, play pool, or just BS… Also if anyone wants to drop off any cooked meals or deserts I’m sure it will be appreciated. (Any leftover food will be taken home by attendees or brought to the veterans homeless shelter.) The VAC (Veterans Activity Center) is located at 2184 Pond Road, Ronkonkoma.     Share this:PrintTweetEmailMoreShare on TumblrWhatsAppTelegramPocketLike this:Like...

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Attention Suffolk County Veterans needing assistance for Thanksgiving & Christmas.

Nov 15, 17 Attention Suffolk County Veterans needing assistance for Thanksgiving & Christmas.

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Attention Suffolk County Veterans needing assistance for the holidays. If you are a Veteran or Military service member residing in Suffolk County NY and will need assistance providing Thanksgiving dinner for you and your family contact us and we will get you a frozen turkey and groceries. No requests will be accepted after 1pm Saturday November 18th. And offers of assistance will be based upon available resources. Please fill out the Veteran request form at http://www.bootsonthegroundny.com/veteran-in-need-request-form/  We will be delivering Frozen turkeys and food on Saturday afternoon. If you need assistance providing Christmas for your family please contact us by Tuesday November 28th, please send an email stating your circumstances to FrankB@BootsontheGroundNY.com We will  be able to assist a few families this year and we will decide on the eve of the 28th who we will be able to assist. We will be helping families this Christmas that we have not helped in previous years and will contact those families during the first week in December.  This is limited to Veterans / Military residing in Suffolk County. All requests for assistance are confidential and only seen by the BOTGNY board members. Share this:PrintTweetEmailMoreShare on TumblrWhatsAppTelegramPocketLike this:Like...

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November – happenings, needs and events.

Oct 30, 17 November – happenings, needs and events.

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Where Veterans Come Together What’s happening in November, it’s going to be a busy month, here’s some of things happening, plus check our facebook page for added information and events. Collection drive dates & Community Volunteer evenings What Boots on the Ground NY need in November to accomplish our Veteran Support Mission: • Food for the pantry • Gift cards to food stores • Frozen small turkeys and breasts • Toiletry and personal care items • Unwrapped new toys for children • Gift cards to stores • Supplies to ship to the Troops • Letters, notes and cards to ship to the Troops Collection dates and times are the following: • Monday 11/6 7pm-9pm • Wednesday 11/8 7pm-9pm • Tuesday 11/14 7pm -9pm • Saturday 11/18 10a-2pm All donations are tax deductible. Feel free to mail gift cards and checks to PO Box 675 Bellport NY 11713 or make an online donation at www.BootsontheGroundNY.com/donate   Attention Suffolk County Veterans needing assistance for the Holidays. If you are a Veteran or Military service member residing in Suffolk County NY and will need assistance providing Thanksgiving dinner for you and your family contact us and we will get you a frozen turkey and groceries. No requests will be accepted after Thursday November 16th. And offers of assistance will be based upon available resources. Please fill out the Veteran request form at http://www.bootsonthegroundny.com/veteran-in-need-request-form/  If you need assistance providing Christmas for your family please contact us by Tuesday November 28th, please send an email stating your circumstances to FrankB@BootsontheGroundNY.com we will only be able to assist a few families this year and we will decide on the eve of the 28th who we will be able to assist. We will be helping families this Christmas that we have not helped in previous years and will contact those families during the first week in December. Unfortunately, our resources this year are more limited than in past years. This is limited to Veterans / Military residing in Suffolk County. All...

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Troops on the Front Lines are requesting supplies

Last night I just printed out over 200 Care package emailed requests from Troops serving in Korea, Africa, Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, and a few other places that they can’t say, that’s right over 200 emails from in front of Harm’s Way, and many of them are requesting for not only themselves but for anywhere from their squad, to platoon, to unit, to battalion. I have notes from privates that have no one to send them things, NCO’s and officers that are concerned about their troops, chaplains and nurses concerned about everyone under their wings. I have posted a few dates already (and there will be more), I would really want to try to get each of these soldiers at least one box for each troop, that’s gonna take a lot of work, a lot of supplies and a bit of funding to accomplish These are the dates I will be at the VAC to coordinate collection and volunteer efforts Monday 11/6 7pm-9pm (collection and packing) Wednesday 11/8 7pm-9pm (collection and packing) Saturday 11/18 10a-2pm (collection and packing) We have requests from the troops for thing such as: Coffee, small fans, black socks, toiletries, sunscreen, dove soap, baby wipes, nuts, dried fruit, beef jerky, vitamins, protein anything, tuna, ramen, hard candy, movies, green boot socks, gum, amazon gift cards, iTunes cards, Chapstick, feminine products, salsa, mac and cheese, oatmeal, shower shoes, trail mix, toilet paper, fabric softener, Pringles, laundry pods, headphones, workout proteins, protein bars, slim jim’s, air freshens, batteries, cool t-shirts, calling cards, seeds, workout shorts, sweet tarts, games, Tabaco chew, drink mixes, canned chicken, razors, sunglasses, shower gels, coloring books, crayons, French press…. These requests are from the letters we have received the past 45 days. We also get thank you, appreciation and Christmas cards into the packages. Let’s make this happen, get the word out The VAC is located at 2184 Pond Road, Ronkonkoma and the weblink to donate for shipping is www.bootsonthegroundny.com/donate I need everyone’s help with this, if you support...

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What Boots on the Ground NY need in November to accomplish our Veteran Support Mission:

Oct 24, 17 What Boots on the Ground NY need in November to accomplish our Veteran Support Mission:

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What Boots on the Ground NY need in November to accomplish our Veteran Support Mission: • Food for the pantry • Gift cards to food stores • Frozen small turkeys and breasts • Toiletry and personal care items • Unwrapped new toys for children • Gift cards to stores • Supplies to ship to the Troops • Letters, notes and cards to ship to the Troops Collection dates and times are the following: • Monday 11/6 7pm-9pm • Wednesday 11/8 7pm-9pm • Tuesday 11/14 7pm -9pm • Saturday 11/18 10a-2pm All donations are tax deductible. Feel free to mail gift cards and checks to PO Box 675 Bellport NY 11713 or make an online donation at www.BootsontheGroundNY.com/donate The VAC (Veteran Activity Center is located at 2184 Pond Road, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 Thank you. Share this:PrintTweetEmailMoreShare on TumblrWhatsAppTelegramPocketLike this:Like...

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