USO Care Package Drive

ul 4.24.13 May 18, 2016
Noon to 3:00PM
Chicago Campus, Room 4012/4014

As part of NLU’s Month of Service, the Civic Engagement Center and the Veterans Resource Center are hosting a Care Package Drive for USO of Illinois. Care packages are an excellent way to support and improve the morale of service members stationed overseas. Please help by supporting this meaningful event.

Volunteer Options

Donate your time by creating care packages:

  • Creating handmade cards
  • Sorting the donated items
  • Packing the donated items
  • Creating custom labels for the packages


Donate items (turn in items now until May 13 at each Campus Services Office or in Chicago on the 2nd floor at the Welcome Center):


  • Entertainment: FLAT ITEMS such as DVDs, CDs, MP3 players, portable CD players, handheld games, playing cards, books, magazines, crossword puzzles, iTunes gift cards, etc
  • Hygiene items: ALL TRAVEL SIZE items such as baby wipes, kleenex, toothbrush (regular size), dental floss, Q-tips, soap, etc
  • Miscellaneous items: pens, paper, envelopes, international phone cards, greeting cards to be sent back home, sunscreen, hand warmers, chewing gum

Donate money for purchasing items or shipping and handling:

  • Please visit to make a monetary donation. Indicate that this event is for National Louis University.

For more information contact Kristine Becker-Kristufek at or Jonah Wine at


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