Call for Community Service: Presidential Inauguration Committee

Members of Democrats Abroad will take part in various community service activities in conjunction with events planned by the Presidential Inauguration Committee on January 19, 2009.  We encourage members to heed this call for service. For more information about the National Day of Service, please see the Presidential Inauguration Committee website: http://pic2009.org/blog/entry/national_call_to_service/


  1. Send a letter/postcard to a platoon that Democrats Abroad has been corresponding with:

    1LT Lange-Geise
    F Co (PFDR)/2-10 AVN
    COB Speicher
    APO AE 09393USA

    or

    Brook Army Medical Center
    Attn: Gift Coordinator
    3851 Roger Brook Drive
    Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 USA
    Note - this is where the amputee clinic is and some letters here would be greatly appreciated

    or

    WRAMC
    10th MTN DIV Casualty Liaison
    ATTN: M/SGT Edwardo Grigsby
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Bldg 1, Room F002
    Washington , D.C. 20307 USA

    or

    Wounded Warrior Regiment (WWR)
    3025 John Quick Rd
    Quantico, VA
    22134-5103
    USA

     


  2. Send a care package
    Send wounded servicemen and women simple care packages with snacks and personal hygiene products they have difficulty obtaining in the hospital.  The wounded especially appreciate chocolate and cologne. Other items needed include:  new DVDs (no extreme violence); new CDs (no violent lyrics or profanity); new portable CD players with headphones; new washcloths, hand towels and bath towels (dark colors are best); lip balm (Mentholatum, chapstick, etc.); mouthwash, shampoo, conditioner and hair gel (travel size only); toothbrushes and bar soap travel  holders; mint and cinnamon chewing gum; new duffle bags; new men's and women's boxer shorts/underwear; new sweatshirts and sweat pants; new T-shirts; baseball caps, etc.

    Staff Sergeant Scott Jordan
    Wounded Warriors Landstuhl
    Wendelinusstr Apt 4
    Ramstein, Germany
    66877

    or


    Brook Army Medical Center
    Attn: Gift Coordinator
    3851 Roger Brook Drive
    Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 USA

    or

    WRAMC
    10th MTN DIV Casualty Liaison
    ATTN: M/SGT Edwardo Grigsby
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Bldg 1, Room F002
    Washington , D.C. 20307 USA

    or

    Wounded Warrior Regiment (WWR)
    3025 John Quick Rd
    Quantico, VA
    22134-5103
    USA


  3. Yes We Cans
    Consider making a ‘virtual’ donation to the ‘Yes We Cans’ program, organized by Democrats Work who coordinate donations to food banks across the country.
    • Go to the Yes We Cans virtual food bank: http://vad.aidmatrix.org/vadxml.cfm?driveid=3137
    • Put food or cash contributions in your shopping cart.
    • When you check out, you will be able to designate your donation to one of over 200 food banks. 
It is as simple as that.


For more information about Democrats Work: http://democratswork.org/

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