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Boots On The Ground Collection Drive For Homeless Veterans

  • Giant Food Store 948 Bay Ridge Road Annapolis, MD, 21403 United States (map)

For the past 3 years, USASOA has partnered with Giant Foods to hold our monthly BOOTS ON THE GROUND collection drive in their stores. Upon entering the store, our volunteers hand a Giant customers a card with a list of the items most needed by homeless and at-risk veterans. We ask them to please consider making a purchase of one or several of the items and to drop them off at our table in front of the store as they leave.

USASOA delivers the collected items to the VA Homeless Veterans Shelter in Northeast Washington, DC and to the Red Cross Station at Walter Reed Military Hospital.. Consider holding a Boots On The Ground Collection Drive at your office, business, store or place of worship.

If you are unable to stop by the Giant Store and would like to contribute the items below, please give our office a call 202-670-3525 to make arrangements for us to pick up your items. You may also make a tax deductible donation which will be used to purchase the items below by clicking the following link below

Donation For Homeless and At-Risk Veterans

DONATION LIST - Supplies We Need
*Please note, for patient safety, all items must be new & unused.
Toiletries (for men & women)

Full Size Body Wash
Full Size 2 in 1 Shampoo/Conditioner
Travel Size Lotion
Travel Size Mouthwash
Deodorant (male & female)
Electric Razor
Laundry Detergent Pods

Clothing Items S-XL (black, grey and navy blue)
Sweatshirts (hoodies with and without zippers)
Open Bottom Sweatpants (non-cinch bottoms)
Plain athletic shorts (nylon workout shorts)

Gift Cards
Amazon or Target Gift Cards
Gas Cards (Exxon, Sunoco, Shell, BP)
Giant/Safeway Gift Cards
Dunkin Donuts Gift Cards
Subway Gift Cards

Xbox One and PS4 Games (New Releases)
PS4 and Xbox One Wireless Controllers
I-Pad, I-Pod touch, PS4, Xbox One

Other Items
Coloring Books (adult & children)
Crayons & Colored Pencils
Small Children’s & Baby Toys
LEGOs (all ages & sizes)
Prepackaged Snacks – beef jerky, trail mix, chips,
fruit snacks, granola bars etc