Shoe Box Appeal For 1WG Afghan Tour

The Vet’s Shed is collecting items for shoe boxes to be sent to the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards during their forthcoming tour of  Afghanistan. Members of the Battalion are deploying from April 2018 for an 8-month tour. Item can be dropped off for the Vets shed at 22 Station road Colwyn Bay on Wednesday 28th March, you will also be able to obtain a list of items that can be sent, donations will be gratefully received and sent on to members of the Battalion. Remember no alcohol or any other products, that may offend the host Country.

ITEMS FOR BOXES

Below is a list of things that would be very much appreciated by our boys serving in Kabul.
Please respect the country that these items are being sent to by not donating things such as alcohol, pornography, religious items and any other items that may be deemed offensive.

Toiletries/Pharmacy
toothpaste/brush
shampoo/conditioner
shower gel
roll-on deodorant
razors
shaving cream/gel
talcum/foot powder
wet wipes
cotton buds
soft toilet roll
tissues
lip salve
travel wash
anti-bacterial hand gel
insect repellant
sunscreen / after sun
plasters

Recreation
newspapers/books/ magazines
sports programmes
water balloons
yoyo
frisbee
playing cards
travel games
jigsaws
pens/pencils
note/sketchbooks
paints
sports socks/underwear
T-shirts

Snacks
crisps/nuts
packets pasta/rice – dried
cuppa soups
noodles
boil in bag pouches
oatcakes/crackers
cereal bars/biscuits
fruitcake
stock cubes
dried herbs/spices
tabasco/Worcester sauce
garlic salt
bottled sauces
tea bags/coffee sachets
drinking chocolate
milk powder
sweets
dried fruit

Miscellaneous
postage stamps
children’s art-work
photos
i-tunes top-up cards
DVD’s
fly papers

2 thoughts on “Shoe Box Appeal For 1WG Afghan Tour

    1. An excellent question, Maria! although you can pick up a list of items on a Wednesday afternoon at 22 station road, I have now added a list of items to the post. hope this helps!

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