Would you like to be part of making Christmas a little bit merrier for 1000 US Sailors and Marines Aboard the USS Arlington this holiday season?
Then support Operation Christmas at Sea.
The USS Arlington is an amphibious floating Dock built from the repurposed metal from the Twin Towers that were attacked on 9-11. She is a proud reminder that we will never forget! And we won’t forget the 1000 sailors and Marines that will be deployed on her this Christmas far from home. Help make it special by putting together a get them a Christmas shoebox filled with practical and fun items that will remind them that those at home think about them and  thank them for their service.  Include a self addressed post card and a personal note telling the recipient that you support their efforts.  (A list of suggested items is available here.)
Final collection of boxes will be Veterans' Day November 11 at these drop off locations in La Porte:
  • Bethany Lutheran Church, 108 G Street.
  • Best Western Hotel, Pine Lake Avenue
  • Civic Auditorium (8am to 4pm M-F)
  • Suds on State Laundromat, 600 Clay Street
Can't make a shoe box?  Cash donation will be appreciated and every penny will go to creating and mailing these 1000 Christmas boxes for those serving in dangerous waters this Christmas.  Donate at GoFundMe.com by clicking here.