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Boots On The Ground Collection Drive - Supporting Our Wounded and Homeless Veterans

  • United Soldiers and Sailors of America 700 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast Washington, DC, 20003 United States (map)

For the past 5 years, USASOA has been doing our part as a Veteran and Military Service Organization to directly impact the quality of life for our wounded, homeless and at-risk veterans. We hold our monthly BOOTS ON THE GROUND campaign to collect need items and resources for our heroes who have earned, need and deserve our compassion, care and support.
USASOA delivers the items to the VA Homeless Shelter in Northeast Washington, DC for immediate distribution to veterans in need as well as to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Please drop off one or several of the items listed below to the lobby of our office building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC - we are located directly across the street from the Eastern Market Metro Station and next to Trader Joe's. If you would like to volunteer for this event, please contact us: 202-670-3525

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

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help support our programs and services that have a direct and meaningful impact on the quality of life for our wounded and their families in need. Donate any of the items above or contribute your time and energy. Contact us directly at 202-670-3525 or by going to the Volunteer page on our website