Liberty USO is proud to partner with 92.5 XTU to provide care packages to our deployed Service Members. XTU will be collecting the below items throughout the Greater Philadelphia region during the month of May. You can also drop off any of the below items to the 92.5 XTU Offices at 555 E. City Avenue, Suite 330, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 during normal business hours, Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm. Join Liberty USO and 92.5 XTU in lifting the spirits of our heroes and show your support for our Troops!
ITEMS TO DONATE:
- Deck of Cards
- Puzzle Books
- Beef Jerky
- Protein/Granola Bar
- Trail Mix
- Powdered Drink Packets
- Individually Wrapped Hard Candies (Please NO chocolate or gummy candy)
- Sunflower Seeds
SPECIAL MILITARY APPRECIATION DAYS
Date: Sunday, May 1st, 2017
Kicks off our Nation’s month-long celebration of military appreciation. It is a day set aside for the reaffirmation of loyalty to the United States and to reflect on the proud heritage of our American freedom.
Victory In Europe Day AKA V-E Day or VE Day
Date: Monday, May 8th, 2017
About: May 8th, 1945 is the day the Germans throughout Europe unconditionally surrendered to WWII Allies.
Military Spouse Appreciation Day
Date: Friday, May 12th, 2017, traditionally set for the Friday before Mother’s Day.
About: A day to honor military spouses with appropriate ceremonies and activities. The day recognizes the important role our military families play in keeping our Armed Forces strong and our country safe.
Armed Forces Day
Date: Saturday, May 20th, 2017, celebrated the third Saturday in May every year.
About: A single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country. This day honors everyone serving in all of the U.S. Military branches; Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy.
Date: Monday, May 29th, 2017, A Federal holiday observed on the last Monday in May.
About: A remembrance of our veterans. Commemorates the men and women who died while in military service.