Please help for Operation Elf! Blue Star Moms need you!


This time of year, the men and women who are serving overseas and in very unpleasant places need your help! The Blue Star Mothers need H-E-L-P!  They are sending care-packages to the men and women serving our country.  We all talk a good game about loving our military—how about we do something about it?  Please visit these locations to drop off the items needed below.


Flight Deck Restaurant in Lexington

Shooter’s Choice in West Columbia

Gregory Electric in Five Points

Sunrise Aristan in Five Points

ReBath on Shop Rd.


Recommended Military Care Package Items

  • Letters and Cards of Support
  • Children’s Drawings

FOOD ITEMS: (No Pork and Nothing That Will Melt)

  • Beef Jerky
  • Canned Chicken, Turkey, Salmon, Tuna
  • Tea, Coffee, Powdered Drinks, Gatorade
  • Spices (Salt, Pepper, Tabasco, Season Salt, Sugar and Creamers)
  • Gum, Lifesavers, Hard Candy
  • Chips
  • Trail Mix
  • Crackers, Cookies, Power Bars, Granola Bars
  • Cereal
  • Dried Fruit
  • Microwavable Popcorn
  • Nuts
  • Soups
  • Oatmeal
  • Rice Krispie Treats
  • Sunflower


  • Batteries
  • DVD’s and CD’s
  • Flashlights
  • Games and Puzzles (Hand Held)
  • Inflatable Pillows
  • Insect Repellent
  • Miscellaneous Cards for Service Members to Send Home
  • Long Distance Phone Cards
  • Playing Cards/Dice/Footballs/Hacky-Sacs/Dominoes
  • Writing Paper, Envelopes, Pens
  • Zip Lock Bags


  • Baby Wipes/Clorox Wipes
  • Dental Floss/Picks
  • Baby Powder, Foot Powder
  • Scholls Moleskin
  • Lip Balm/Chap Stick
  • Eye Drops
  • Contact Lens Solution
  • Hair Accessories
  • Deodorant
  • Liquid, Bar, or Waterless Soap
  • Sunblock, Aloe Vera
  • Shampoo, Conditioner
  • Q-Tips
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Toothpaste, Toothbrush
  • Vitamins

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