MCYR Holiday Care Package Drive!

October 31, 2013 in Uncategorized


The McHenry County Young Republicans have taken on one service project this year. We have a Holiday Care Package drive for our troops the week of Nov. 17th- 23rd. You can find a list of items we are looking to collect down below . If you have any other ideas of items to add to the list, go ahead and get it. We just ask no inappropriate material, no weapons or Alcohol.  Our goal is to send this just in time for Christmas and show our troops how much we appreciate them! If you have any questions please contact Melissa Denker : or 847-533-1390


Drop Off Places:

  • Liberty Self Storage :  4114 Illinois 176, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
  • American Family Insurance32 N Ayer St, Harvard, IL 60033 & 248 Throop St, Woodstock, IL 60098

Care Package List:

Baby Wipes


Beef Jerky

Peanuts or any type of nut

Non meltable Candy

Hard mint life savers

Jaw Breakers

Rice Krispie Treats

Animal Crackers

Box of cereal

Dried Fruit


Sugar or oatmeal cookies

Raman Noodles

Whisps.( toothbrush/toothpaste )

Razor Blades and shaving cream

Coloringbooks crayons and stickers



Phone cards

Flavor packs for water

Disposable camera

Afghan blanket or any kind of blanket

Awesome Bandaids ex. Transformers or Spiderman

First aid kit


Playing cards

Comic books


Portable fan

English to Arab Dictionary

Colored Ductape