Collection Drives for Marines

Care Packages

Please consider donating snacks, including individually bagged chips, salsa, nuts, cookies, beef jerky, non-melting candy, and trail mix in packaging that isn’t easily crushed. Drink mixes in single-serving packets—necessities, such as lip balm and shaving cream.

Avoid sending aerosols or pressurized products. Encouragement: residents can include a personal note thanking our servicemen and women for their bravery and service to our country.


New or gently used household items include small appliances, dishes, utensils, and/or pots and pans.

Baby Shower

Diapers, shampoo, lotion, wipes, new clothes, towels, hats, blankets, pacifiers, and nursery furniture.

Rec Room Games/Furniture

Gently used pool table, foosball, ping pong, darts, and/or dorm-size furniture. Please email LARCS at before dropping off any large items to make arrangements.

Items to support 1st LAR and their families can be dropped off at the Oak Knoll or Avendale Village Clubhouses between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. To inquire about additional opportunities, reach out to LARCS at