Tampa Bay Troop Support
Message from Dave

May 20th, 2017
Summer Packing Event

107 BOXES PACKED AND ON THEIR WAY!! More shipping out soon!!

Our Summer Packing Event was hosted this year by American Legion Post 273 on beautiful Madeira Beach, Florida. This was our first event there, invited by the Legion Commander and the Ladies Auxiliary. It was such a fasntastic turnout, and so well hosted, we are holding our fall event there as well! I want to give a huge note of thanks to those that came out and supported our event!!

We had our usual packing of goodies, candy, snacks, books, magazines, toiletries, you name it, it was on the tables ready to be shipped! As the day started, there were dozens of volunteers coming in to bring goods and help us pack the boxes. WingHouse again donated loads of WingHouse sauces, calendars, hats, shirts, etc to our packages. Big thank you to the Ladies Auxiliary for collecting not only goods, but also $500 in donations for shipping! Kindra Morris-Steadham from the Armed Forces Military Museum also collected donations for shipping ten boxes! Well done and thank you!

 

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Sending a Piece of Home to The People Who Keep it Free



T
hat's Our Simple Mission.

The Tampa Bay Troop Support group was born out of a common desire to show our appreciation and respect for our Soldiers while they are stationed overseas, away from their home, their friends, and their families. We originally started out as a group of friends from Seminole High School, and founded the Seminole Alumni Troop Support group. As word spread, we quickly grew to a solid group of friends that gathered a few times a year to pack boxes to send overseas. Within a year, our new 'family' included folks from all over the Tampa Bay Area and the USA!

Tampa Bay Troop PackingSo that we could be more inclusive of our new members, and more geographically recognized, we officially changed our name to Tampa Bay Troop Support. All of our packing, goods, and shipping are 100% donation from our members and their friends and families. We are an official 501c3 organization, and with that, we plan to increase our ability to reach more Soldiers with a little bit of home.

Our hope is to make a small difference in the lives of our Soldiers by sending care packages to many different units and places. These packages contain things like cards, letters, snacks, personal products, music, magazines, anything to send a little bit of home to a Soldier who is half a world away. We want them to know that they are in our thoughts and we appreciate everything they do. A few times a year, our group meets to pack and send these boxes to the Soldiers.

As long as they are out there, we will be here, and as long as we can keep bringing the donations and supplies in, we will keep shipping them to those True American Heroes.

We appreciate your support! If you would like to help out, please join us at any of our packing events, or donate via PayPal by clicking the button on our page.

Come join our Facebook group and keep in touch with everyone and see all about our current and upcoming events! Tampa Bay Troop Support Group

Thank you!
Dave Dabney
Tampa Bay Troop Support

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August 12th, 2017

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600 American Legion Dr
Madeira Beach, FL

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