MilVet, a nonprofit organization dedicated to sending letters of hope and care packages to American troops deployed overseas, announced the first call for volunteers to help pack the packages Wednesday, Jan. 26.
The care packages that include basic personal care items, light refreshments and chewy treats along with a personal note from the volunteers, will be assembled between 5-8 p.m. at the Murrieta Innovation Center, 26422 Beckman Court, in Murrieta. MilVet suggested a $20 donation from the volunteers that will help pay for the shipping supply costs. The agency will be serving light refreshments for the volunteers.
The sponsors for the January care boxes are Lions Club International, The Steer Saloon and Which Wich in Temecula.
“It takes many special people with big hearts to