USO Council of Pioneer Valley Inc.
250 Jenkins Street, Box 17
Westover Air Reserve Base
Chicopee, MA. 01022
pioneervalleyuso@gmail.com
 
USO Care Package and Food Pantry Lists:
Care package items- small, individual sizes preferred.
 
  • Baby Powder and Foot Powder
  • Socks (white)
  • Lip balm, and Sun screen lotions, Bug Spray
  • Coffee, individually wrapped
  • Tabasco Sauce
  • Beef jerky, peanuts individual packed
  • Pringles, Hard candy
  • DVD’s: comedy and adventures.
  • Video games:(WII, Xbox, PS2, Xbox360)
  • Toothpaste and toothbrushes, razors
  • Dental Floss and toothpicks
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Flip Flops Bathroom style
  • Tissues and cloth hankies
  • Wet wipes in individual packets.
  • Board games and playing cards,
  • Batteries all kinds
  • Office supplies: Small paper pads, pencils, scotch tape and pens etc.
  • Duct tape/Athletic tape/Electrical tape
  • International Phone cards, (100/300 minutes)
  • Items to stock USO logo camo bag. Items should include soap, shampoo, toothpaste, tooth brush, squeegee, cotton swabs, etc.
 
Food Pantry:
 
While a loved one is deployed, the USO will help to make sure the family is fed.
Family member with a military ID is entitled to visit the USO Food Pantry.
 
A military ID and a means of getting to the USO Office located on Westover Air Reserve base is all that is required.
 
Donation items requested:
 
  • Can goods: Corn, potatoes, green beans, baked beans, beef stew, Chili, spaghetti, fruits, etc.
  • Bottled or box juices: Apple, 100% Fruit Juice, Grape, Orange, etc.
  • Water bottles 12oz.-16oz.
  • Pasta, rice, crackers
  • Sauces: tomato, dice tomatoes, tomato paste, spaghetti (ex: Ragu)
  • Salad dressing, Tabasco sauce, condiments, maple syrup
  • Cookies, Cake mixes and frosting, brownies, muffins, pancake mix
  • Tuna fish, corned beef hash, canned chicken
  • Cereal: all types and brands including oatmeal
  • Paper towels, toilet tissue and female hygiene products
  • Gift Shopping Cards: ie. Big Y, Stop and Shop, Walmart, etc.
  • Flight Snack Bags for military flights
  • Water Bottles or Boxed Juices: 12oz. or 8oz.
  • Snacks: Chips, Doritos, Frito’s, Cheese Curls, Peanuts (individual size)
  • Hard Candy
  • Cookies, Granola bars, breakfast bars
  • Pen and paper, light reading material, Playing cards
  • Zip-lock bags 1gallon size
  • Care Packages Children of those deployed
  • Coloring Books and crayons, books, puzzles and games, jump ropes
  • Stuffed Animals (warm and cuddly)
  • Dolls, Super-hero figures
 
Care Packages for K-9 Units
 
  • K9 Cooling Collars (Summer Months)
  • K9 Warming Mats (Winter Months)
  • K9 Boots, Medium and Large (all Year)
  • K9 Doggles (all Year)
  • K9 Nail clippers
  • K9 Beds or Sleeping Mats and blankets
  • K9 Toothpaste and toothbrush
  • K9 Eye Drops and Ear Wash
  • K9 Advantix, Flea and tic Treatment
  • K9 Slaves for paws /noses
  • Towels to wipe paws
  • True chews Chicken Jerky, Beef Bully Stickes
  • K9 Treats made in USA only
  • Collapsible Nylon Dog Bowls
  • Kong 3” rubber balls
  • Large Rope Chews
 
With your help the USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country throughout their service to our nation. THANK YOU!