Tampa Bay Troop Support
Message from Dave

August 11th, 2018
Fall Packing Event

210 BOXES PACKED AT THE EVENT!!
More arrived over the last week, and more boxes are being packed. So far, 211 BOXES HAVE BEEN SHIPPED OUT!!

Our Fall Packing Event was hosted this year by the American Legion Post 273 in beautiful Maderia Beach, FL. Our event had a HUGE turnout, and included many new members and quite a lot of fantastic donations for our troops! We had a great time and had so many incredible folks out there helping us do what we do.

For a couple of months prior to the event, we began gathering goods for the boxes. Bay Care in the bay area held a packing drive that was so successful, we actually shared the good fortune with another troop packing organization! We had more than two pickup truck loads of goods from Bay Care to begin our packing. When we arrived at the legion to begin setup, we were greeted by a pleasant surprise from the new SLYCE Pizzeria there on Madeira Beach. They had sent over a pallot of snack goodies for our boxes! THANK YOU SLYCE!!

 

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



That'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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We are holding our
2018 Holiday Packing Event!

November 10th, 2018

Sea Dog Brew Pub Treasure Island

9610 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island, Florida 33706

(727) 954-7805

Come help us send a little love this Holiday Season!

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