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The Care Package Project™


The Care Package Project™

The Care Package Project™ is an Outreach Program that helps combat deployed Marines and their families waiting at home. Anyone can request a care package to be sent to a Marine stationed overseas in a combat zone.  This is a free service.

Members: 67
Latest Activity: Sep 19, 2015

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Discussion Forum

November 2013 Care Package Project Report

Started by Marine Parents Inc Nov 8, 2013. 0 Replies

A Marine Mom Sends Her Heart Overseas

Started by 1~Good2GoMom (Barb). Last reply by Ians_sis (Devyn) Oct 19, 2012. 1 Reply

We Need Your Help Shipping Girl Scout Cookies® to Marines

Started by Corporate Office Staff. Last reply by Konq Mar 22, 2012. 2 Replies

Upcoming Pack Day: April 21, 2012

Started by Corporate Office Staff. Last reply by 1~iansdad (Jeff) Mar 8, 2012. 2 Replies

Don't forget our Souper Heroes!

Started by 1~Good2GoMom (Barb) Jan 13, 2012. 0 Replies

Care Packages

Started by Ethansproudmom. Last reply by Ethansproudmom Dec 5, 2011. 2 Replies

Welcome to The Care Package Project™

Started by 1~Good2GoMom (Barb). Last reply by GIZ934 Nov 22, 2011. 1 Reply

Donate $1 to the CPP™ Dollar Campaign!

Started by Marine Parents Inc. Last reply by LoriHP Nov 14, 2011. 2 Replies

Comfort for our Marines' Soles

Started by 1~Good2GoMom (Barb). Last reply by Dorene Sep 27, 2011. 0 Replies


Started by mijosmom. Last reply by Corporate Office Staff Jul 27, 2011. 4 Replies

Come to a Pack Day - it's lots of fun!

Started by 1~Good2GoMom (Barb). Last reply by proudmom Jul 16, 2011. 6 Replies

April 2011 Pack Day - Columbia, MO

Started by 1~Good2GoMom (Barb). Last reply by Brittany March May 17, 2011. 2 Replies

Terrific video from a Care Package Packing Day

Started by 1~Good2GoMom (Barb). Last reply by 1~Good2GoMom (Barb) May 9, 2011. 2 Replies

Comment Wall


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Comment by 1~Keri (HCC) on September 19, 2015 at 12:27am
If you still wish to help send care packages to troops overseas there is one program that we recommend you to support.

The LCpl Eric Palmisano Care Package Project

This Gold Star MoM has been sending care packages to troops since her son, Eric, was KIA in April of 2006. The Palmisano Care Package Project is a 501(c)(3) Non Profit Charitable Corporation.
Comment by alex2toes on January 6, 2013 at 8:16am

I just happen to notice, when I was looking to see how many cans of soup that have been donated so far, on the left-hand side of that page, it list Corporate Sponsors. And above that list it says "matching gift contributors". Does this mean that for every can of soup I donate, they will match it? That every Care Package I provide, they will match it? Just wondering. 

Comment by Melanie on September 21, 2012 at 12:04am
I live in waco Texas and my oldest son is finishing up hisdeployment in Afghanistan and the youngest is graduating bootcamp in a few weeks. Is there anyone in my area who is doing this? If not, how do I get one started?
Comment by 1~Good2GoMom (Barb) on January 17, 2012 at 12:19pm

Hi Deborah -

We're looking into this for you - hope to meet you on Saturday.

Barb (Good2GoMom)

Director: Outreach Programs

Comment by searaygirl - Deborah on January 14, 2012 at 5:26pm

Hello :) my husband signed up for the Jan 21st CPP but did not get an email confirmation after we submitted our names. Is there a way to verify if we are in deed on the list? We are looking forward to it but will be driving about an hour and a half to get there, just want to be certain we are on the list :) thanks for any help of this!

Comment by Ethansproudmom on December 4, 2011 at 3:41pm

I have a question on shipping over seas. My son is in Okinawa and I've sent a package every month to him. I've gotten several different 'requirement' speeches from postal workers every time I drop boxes off. Some say the customs form needs each and every item line filled out with something different and a total weight and cost, others have told me I can combine different items on each line. I've done it both ways and have never had a problem with customs either way. BUT, I'm heading up a care package program with my church for my son in OKI and another young man from our congregation who is in A'stan. My questions are: do I need to put each individual item on each line, thereby having to fill out several customs forms for each box? Also, what about homemade items that don't have a 'cost' per se', and also what about things in big boxes that we open up and divide out between the two and don't have an individual price per item. Am I supposed to guess at prices on everything including homemade stuff or do they want/need a price for homemade stuff. I'm already going to have to guess a lot of prices anyway considering 99 percent of the stuff is donated by someone else and I have no idea how much they spent. HELP!

Comment by kleinah on November 1, 2011 at 5:21pm
Had a great time at packing, too.  Really enjoyed the speaker at the banquet-almost done reading Gunny's book!
Comment by Corporate Office Staff on November 1, 2011 at 1:25pm

Photos from the October 29th pack day!

Comment by 1~Trish on October 30, 2011 at 11:14pm
I just wanted to say thank you to Tracy and the staff of Marine Parents for coordinating another successful CPP.  The dinner with Gunny Pop was wonderful.  I hope I can come down again in January.
Comment by marinemomma4 on July 24, 2011 at 5:33pm
I attended my first packing day and had an absolute BLAST!  I will be returning to pack boxes in the future!

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