Featured Organization of the Month: Manasota Operation Troop Support

A non profit organization serving military Troops deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait with ties to Manatee and Sarasota County and their families.

December 20, 2014 / 09:00am @ 4301 32nd St W Suite C20 Bradenton FL

Come out and pack for our local deployed troops, no experience needed! It will make you feel good as you start your last weekend of Christmas and Holiday preparations.

How you can help

Each month MOTS sends between 35 and 50 care packages to troops who are serving our country and have ties to Manatee and/or Sarasota. Some of the items are donated by local businesses, schools and churches, but some items such as the much needed protein items are purchased by MOTS. The shipping cost for a single box to the Middle East is over $15.00

In addition MOTS supports the troops and families back home by helping them with cash or gift cards depending upon their needs.

You can help by choosing your gift of support below. Please give generously to those who have given so much to us. @ http://motsfl.pagevamp.com/

Office hours are 9am to 4pm, Monday through Friday. However, at times we have appointments or post office runs, so if you plan to stop by just call us at (941)782-0748 or (941)518-8971 and we will be sure not to miss your visit!

Popular items for Christmas are phone cards, toiletries, sunglasses, magazines, playing cards.

Nearly 150 boxes have been mailed to troops in Kuwait, Afghanistan, Africa, Turkestan on U.S. Navy ships, said Linda Craig, MOTS director. We are especially excited to be able to include $15 phone cards so soldiers can call home.

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