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Operation: Comforts from Home

May 1 - May 31

Free
Take Notice

In the more than 235 years since the United States declared its independence from Great Britain war has been a part of life that every generation endures.  Whether the war is taking place at home or half the world away there are those who give up the comforts of home to fight for a cause greater than themselves.  Operation: Comforts from Home honors those who fought for liberty and supports those who continue to fight for liberty.  Visitors who bring a new, unopened “comfort” item to Wilton during the month of May will receive complimentary admission to the historic house and exhibitions.

Minimum 1(one) item per visitor.  A printable list of approved items can be found here.  Complimentary tour must be redeemed upon delivery of donation item(s).

Healthy Snack:
Salted or unsalted nuts
Beef jerky
Tuna fish packets
Peanut butter
Peanut butter crackers
Instant macaroni and cheese
Drink mixes (single serve)
Instant or ground coffee
Powdered creamer
Dried or canned fruit

Comfort Items:
Socks (for boots)
Sandals, flip-flops, or Crocs™
Bug Spray (non-aerosol)
Foot powder
Body powder
Puzzle books
Sports magazines
Music CDs
DVD movies or TV shows

Hygiene: 
Baby wipes
Body wash
Sponges
Soap
Shampoo
Tooth brushes
Tooth paste
Nail clippers
Stick deodorant
High-quality disposable razors
Shaving gel

 

Details

Start:
May 1
End:
May 31
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Wilton
Phone:
804-282-5936
Email:
wiltonprograms@comcast.net
Website:
www.wiltonhousemuseum.org

Venue

Wilton
215 S. Wilton Rd.
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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Phone:
804-282-5936