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OPSHBX NJ needs volunteers to assemble care packages July 27th

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots will host a packing event with Operation Shoebox New Jersey to assemble personal care packages that will be shipped to members of the US military deployed overseas on Saturday, July 27th. Volunteers are needed to help pack and assemble the care packages. There are no age restrictions. the packing […]

Operation Shoebox NJ Invites Volunteers to XIV anniversary packing at Manville VFW

MANVILLE, NJ – Volunteers areinvited to join Operation Shoebox New Jersey pack care packages for US troops overseas and commemorate the service organization’s 14th anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 16th. The packing will be at the Kavanaugh VFW Post #2290, 600 Washington Ave., Manville, with registration at 10:30 a.m., followed by opening ceremonies. Packing begins at […]

Operation Shoebox New Jersey Invites Volunteers to Help Assemble Christmas Care Packages for US Troops Overseas

MANVILLE, NJ  – Volunteers are invited to help Operation Shoebox New Jersey assemble Christmas care packages for shipment to US troops overseas on Saturday, Nov.19th at  the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave., from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. This is the 12th consecutive year the VFW has hosted the holiday packing; hundreds of volunteers turn out […]

Operation Shoebox New Jersey Invites Volunteers to Help Assemble Christmas Care Packages for US Troops Overseas

MANVILLE, NJ  – Volunteers are invited to help Operation Shoebox New Jersey assemble Christmas care packages for shipment to US troops overseas on Saturday, Nov.19th at  the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave., from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. This is the 12th consecutive year the VFW has hosted the holiday packing; hundreds of volunteers turn out […]

Somerville Mayor Brian Gallagher Throws Out Ceremonial First Pitch at TD Bank Ballpark

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Mayor Brian Gallagher got the call to throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Friday night’s Somerset Patriots game at TD Bank Ballpark against the Sugar Land Skeeters. The game was the kick-off to the Patriots’ Independence Weekend celebration. Gallagher was representing Operation Shoebox New Jersey, the game sponsor. Gallagher’s son, […]

OPSHBX NJ Invites Volunteers to July 22 Packing Event at TD Bank Ballpark

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Volunteers are needed to assemble personal care packages that will be shipped to US troops deployed around the world on Saturday, July 22, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at TD Bank Ballpark. The Somerset Patriots and Operation Shoebox New Jersey will host the event; members of the Patriots are expected to participate in the […]

Operation Shoebox New Jersey Celebrates 12th Anniversary, Invites Volunteers to Feb. 18 Packing Event 

SOMERVILLE – Operation Shoebox New Jersey will commemorate its 12th anniversary at the VFW, 600 Washington Ave., Manville on Feb. 18, 2017 and invites all volunteers to help assemble care packages for shipment overseas to deployed US troops around the world. The volunteer organization expects to pack 1,200 or more care packages. The event begins […]

Hillsborough Army Vet Takes Care of His Brothers-in-Arms

By TAPINTO HILLSBOROUGH STAFF January 7, 2017 at 4:23 PM SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  – James Ball, a young Army vet who lives with his wife and 1 ½-year-old-son Mason in Hillsborough, helped to organize and coordinate a packing event Saturday with the volunteers of Operation Shoebox New Jersey Saturday at Lincoln Tech. A group of […]