Blaine youth collect supplies for troops

Published on Wed, Feb 24, 2010
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As part of their Lenten mission, youth at St. Anne’s Parish in Blaine are hosting a food and supply collection from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, February 25 at St. Anne’s Parish.

Supplies donated during the event will be used to send care packages to troops in Kandahar, Afghanistan. One of the troops is Captain John DeRoule, of Blaine. He is the son of John and Frances DeRoule.

Below is a list of store bought only items: Ground or whole bean coffee, instant coffee packets, tea, beef jerky, batteries, packaged cookies, candy, granola bars, protein bars, baby wipes, hand sanitizer, tuna in foil packets and donations for shipping expenses.

For more information, email Tanya Henrikson at Any funds in excess collected for shipping will be used to purchase other items.