Veterans group organizing care packages for deployed troops


Westborough – The Westborough Veterans Advisory Board is sponsoring a community drive to provide care packages to a unit of the 25th Marine Regiment from Fort Devens. This unit is currently stationed in the Middle East.

Residents can drop off items at the following locations until Friday, Sept. 27.

The following items are requested:

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Toothpaste, toothbrushes, sunscreen (travel size), shampoo and conditioner (travel size), lip balm, deodorant (travel size), soap, facial wipes, combs, foot powder, bug spray, chewing gum.

(Please note – all products should be non-aersol.)


The locations for pick up are:

  • Westborough Town Hall
  • Westborough Public Library
  • Westborough Fire Department
  • Westborough High School
  • Gibbons Middle School
  • Mill Pond Elementary School
  • Westborough Senior Center

For more information contact John Gallinagh at 508-769-7813 or  [email protected].