List of Items


No aerosol cans, glass containers or pork products are allowed.


Food Items

  • Individual size snacks or cans of Pringles, pretzels, cookies, crackers, nuts, trail mix, peanut butter or cheese crackers, sunflower seeds
  • Hard Candy (Lifesavers, Jolly Ranchers, Tootsie Pops) and Mints
  • Gummy bears, chewing gum
  • Individual servings of powdered drinks for water bottles such as Lemonade, Gatorade, Kool-Aid, Tang, Lipton To Go Tea, Crystal Light On The Go, energy drinks, Propel
  • Beef Jerky, Slim Jims
  • Pop Tarts, Nutri-Grain, Granola, Cereal Bars, trail mix
  • Small flip top canned fruit
  • Pudding cups
  • Tuna & crackers
  • Peanut Butter (small plastic container)  
  • Chocolate between the months of October and March only
Other Items
  • Twin set of sheets
  • Bath towel
  • Powdered laundry detergent (single load)
  • White socks (calf or boot height)
  • Hand/Toe warmers during cold months
  • Footballs, baseballs, gloves
  • Playing Cards, board games, card games 
  • Stationery & Envelopes
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Assorted greeting cards for Soldiers to use to write their families & friends
  • Batteries (AA)
  • Bug Repellent in lotions & pump-spray bottles-- NO AEROSOL

 Mail Your Items to: 

              Hugs for Our Soldiers

              P.O. Box 532

              Vonore, TN 37885