Lutheran church collecting items for military

Members of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church will collect supplies for military personnel overseas May 3 in Maple Valley.

  • BY Wire Service
  • Friday, April 25, 2008 2:24pm
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Members of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church will collect supplies for military personnel overseas May 3 in Maple Valley.

Donations can be made at the congregation’s station between the QFC and Starbucks stores in the Wilderness Shopping Center from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Suggested items include school supplies and toys for children, sun screen, mosquito wipes, disposable razors and ready-to-eat food such as granola and energy bars, beef jerky, popcorn and macaroni and cheese. Financial donations for shipping costs ($9 per box) also are welcome, a church spokeswoman said.

On May 24 at the church, the supplies will be packed into boxes for shipping to troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

More information is available at (425) 432-1373.

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