Support our Troops in Afghanistan

Donate goods and postage to send overseas.

Dan Duckwitz worked a full-time, internship at the Fairfax County Democratic Committee in the summer of 2007, and now serves in Afghanistan with the 374th Financial Management Company. The items listed below have been identified by Dan’s company as difficult to obtain through available channels. In addition to these items below, we request contributions for postage.

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Afghanistan Troops’ Wish List

  • Peanuts, Almonds in single serving sizes
  • Beef Jerky, Slim Jims
  • Candy, Gum, Tic-Tacs, Life Savers, mints (nothing that will melt)
  • Popcorn (microwavable packages)
  • Powdered drinks (such as crystal light, propel etc.)
  • Coffee (ground) and Tea Bags
  • White socks with no logos for physical training
  • Personal Hygiene items and Toiletries for both men and women
  • Books, magazines, and DVDs (entertainment items)
  • Also the sand colored t-shirts sold at PX facilities state side are impossible to get in Afghanistan.  They can use some medium, mostly large, and a few X-large sizes in these t-shirts.

Please deliver your donations to:

  • Bring them to the Crab Feast on September 11th, and/or
  • Fairfax County Democratic Committee (2815 Hartland Road, Suite 110, Falls Church VA 22043; map: http://bit.ly/FCDC-HQ) or to a collection site at Democratic Party events in Fairfax County.

Your support is greatly appreciated!

Congressman Jim Moran’s Women’s Issues Conference

Saturday, September 25, 2010
Kenmore Middle School
200 South Carlin Springs Road, Arlington, VA 22204, map click here

Agenda:
9:00 a.m. Registration, light breakfast, and exhibitors in the gymnasium
10:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker: Maureen Bunyan

To register:
http://moran.house.gov/womens_issues_reg.shtml

First seminar begins at 11 a.m. Second seminar begins at 12 noon. (Seminars will be repeated in the first and second session)

Lunch will be provided after the second seminar. Exhibitors will be available throughout the day in the gymnasium.

This event is free and open to the public. If you have any questions call the Congressman’s Alexandria District Office at (703) 971-4700.

Del. Kory for Connolly

Congressman Gerry Connolly is running for re-election and I am actively supporting and volunteering for him. I have opened up my campaign office for Mason District’s use in volunteering for Gerry (6505 Waterway Drive, Falls Church, VA 22044; map, click here).

  • Canvasses will be held every Saturday and Sunday
    10am – noon, and 1-3 pm
  • Phone Banking is every Wednesday and Thursday
    10am – noon and 5-9 pm

Please bring a canned food item to donate to Food for Others. Volunteer For Gerry: contact Kimberly Smith (703-624-1182, MasonForConnolly@gmail.com).