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Miami Dolphins Special Teams National Day Of Service

By on September 4, 2013 at 2:05 pm

9-11 National Day of ServiceIn recognition of National Day of Service and the 12th Anniversary of September 11th, the Miami Dolphins Special Teams volunteer program will be preparing care packages to send to overseas stationed troops.

The third-annual care packaging event will take place at Sun Life Stadium on September 11th from 5-9 pm at Gate C Plaza.

Last year’s event resulted in more than 750 care packages sent to troops serving overseas, reaching over 3,500 soldiers.  This year’s goal is to collect enough items to package and distribute 1,000 care packages.

There are many ways for you to get involved:

  • Start a collection at your work, school or within your network of friends.  The more items collected the more that can be sent to the troops!
  • Write letters and/or cards to troops showing them your appreciation for protecting our freedom
  • Mail in a monetary donation
  • Attend the Care Packaging Event at Sun Life Stadium on September 11th

Below is a list of suggested donation items that can be sent to the troops:

  • Baby Powder
  • Baby Wipes
  • Body Lotion
  • Body Wash
  • Bug Spray
  • Deodorant
  • Feminine Products
  • Hair Conditioner
  • Razors
  • Shampoo
  • Shaving Gel
  • Snacks
  • Soap
  • Soup
  • Sun Screen
  • Tampons
  • Tooth Paste
  • Toothbrush

For more information on how you can be involved with the Miami Dolphins Special Teams National Day of Service please contact them at 305-943-7900 or Volunteers@Dolphins.com.

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