Carteret, NJ – Mayor Daniel J. Reiman today announced that the Borough of Carteret is currently raising donations and items to forward care packages to U.S. military personnel deployed in the Middle East. The New Jersey Army National Guard unit, under directive of the U.S. Department of Defense, includes Carteret’s own Army Sergeant Lawrence Yang, who is also a Carteret Police Patrolman.
If you have a family member or know a Carteret resident who is deployed to a combat zone, we would like to send them a care package too. Please e-mail the information to [email protected].
Donations may be dropped off at Mayor Reiman’s office in Borough Hall at 61 Cooke Avenue in Carteret until August 10, 2019.
Examples of items being collected are:
Crackers Clif Bars Cookies
Chips Protein Bars Hard Candies
Nuts Granola Bars Gum
Fruit Snacks Tuna Pouches Beef Jerky
Other non-perishable items:
Powdered Drinks Mixes:
Powdered Creamer (Coffee Mate or Creamora)
Deodorant Facial Moisturizer Disposable Razors
Soap Sunscreen Baby Wipes
Body Wash Feminine Care Products Baby Powder
Body Lotion Shampoo Gold Bond Medicated Powder
Foot Lotion Conditioner Cotton Swabs
Tylenol Cough Drops
Icy Hot Pepto Bismol (Tablet Form)
Vicks Vapo Rub Imodium (Tablet Form)
Monetary donations may be made, payable to:
“Carteret Business Partnership”
61 Cooke Ave. Carteret, NJ 07008.
Please call 732-541-3836 with any questions regarding care package donations.