Operation Rack Presents Item # Current # Group/Groups Notes Need Collecting ed Per room Taken care of! ~Linda Shimokaji is checking into ~Will need students/ -Yellow ribbons (to – still yellow ribbon volunteers to help make bows place on door knobs) waiting ~Virginia Bellmont is purchasing on # of rubber bands rooms total Thank you, Linda, for cutting all (roughly the pieces of bow for us! 250) -Dominos pizza gift 550 Taken care of! ~Lisa Flynn (donated money) Dominos is right on base and cards ($5 or $10 ~10 $5 gift certificates donated delivers to the barracks. If I have enough money, I would each) by the Dowling (Lt. Col.) family like to purchase $10 gift ~$100 Monica Clerc’s Bible Study cards, if not, I will purchase Group $5 gift cards. ~The Lanham’s Boy Scout Troop is working on some of these ~The Farnum family will cover the remaining gift certificates -Subway gift cards 550 Taken Care of! ~The Wiser family has generously Subway is within walking $5 each of offered to purchase half of these distance th the barracks in the 5 Marine area. gift certificates!! Amazing! ~A friend of Lisa Reed has NO SUBWAY CARDS OR purchased the rest of the cards. ANY CARDS WILL GO TO ~The Lanham’s Boy Scout Troop is WASTE IF THEY ARE STILL working on some of these COLLECTED AS WE WILL JUST PASS THEM ON TO ~We will still need these if other 1/5!!!! groups can help. -Movie theatre gift 550 74 ~The Franzi Family Marines love to attend cards/ Blockbuster ~Shellie Kenney’s small prayer movies upon their return. AMC, Regal and Edwards are cards group is trying to collect movie all great local theatres. certificates. ~Jeanine Merto donated movie certificates ~The Lanham’s Boy Scout Troop is working on some of these ~The Castner Family ~The Junge Family ~Cindy Farnum purchased 20 with donations -gift cards to other 550 Total Misc. Gift ~Chris Vallis donated 10 These could be used to make restaurants in the Certificates:89 Starbucks gift cards up for any dominos or subway cards we’re missing. OC, Starbucks, gas ~22 - $5 Starbucks ~A small group of sixth grade cards cards, etc. girls donated 5 gift certificates ~2-$10 Starbucks ~The Merto Family and Worlds cards ~4-$25 Target cards Best Banners donated 5 Olive ~2-$15 Target cards Garden and 5 California Pizza ~1 –Rubios $10 Kitchen gift certificates ~ 5-Jack in the Box ~The Lanham’s Boy Scout Troop is $15 working on some of these ~1-Jamba Juice $5 ~2-Baja Fresh $15 ~We will still need these if other ~5 Olive Garden groups can help. ~5 California Pizza ~Michael Shimokaji working to Kitchen for $25 see if Taco Bell will donate. ~6 Wendy’s gift ~The Guerrero Family cards ~6-$25 Claimjumper ~The McGinnis Family cards ~The Bellmont Family ~8-$5 McDonald’s cards ~2 Target cards – amount unknown ~4- $25 Angels gift cards – to be raffled out at homecoming ~5- McDonald’s gift cards ~2 --$100 southwest gift cards to be raffled out at homecoming -cookies 550 Taken care of! ~Stacey Detel’s Girl Scout Troop 140 donated about 130 boxes of girl ~3 more cases on scout cookies. the way (not sure ~Another donor (who didn’t leave how many are in a name) donated 10 packages of each case) Pepridge (sp?) Farms cookies. ~300 cookies ~Lisa Reeds group donated 3 more from Tamara King cases of girl scout cookies ~100 cookies ~300 cookies donated by Tamara from anonymous King, wife of a 15th MEU Marine donor (you know who you are!) -microwave popcorn 550 Taken care of! ~Ladera Ranch Middle School ~Mrs. Parra – wife of a 3/5 Marine donated some popcorn, too! ~Anonymous donors -DVD movies for Roughly 5 ~Anonymous donations each room 200- getting the # -shampoo 550 576 trial size ~Planet Beauty donated the ~The Nioxin shampoos are for people with thinning hair, Nioxin shampoos Nioxin samples! so we’ll still be looking for additional shampoo for each Large Shampoos ~The elementary school of St. room in addition to this Taken Care of… Johns is hosting a drive for wonderful donation. 21 hair gels these! ~Lisa Reed collection ~Shelley Scites donated 500 shampoos – thank you, Shelly! -toothpaste and 550 Toothbrushes ~Lisa Reed’s extended group has toothbrushes taken care of! donated enough toothbrushes for this group and some for 1/5! Toothpaste taken ~10 of each donated by Mrs. care of! Parra – wife of a 3/5 Marine ~Lisa Reed’s group has donated at 126 dental floss least 200 toothpastes! ~Missy Blye donated 10 toothpastes ~Sue Hendrickson donated 10 toothpastes and 7 dental floss -lotion 550 Taken Care of!!!! ~(10) Left over from our last “make your own care package” event ~An effort on the part of the Hopper’s Lions Club group will hopefully take care of these items. Thank you, Laura and Trevor!!! ~Lisa Reed’s group has donated 200 lotions! ~Sue Hendrickson -Magazines, books 550 Taken care of! ~Lisa Reed’s group donated 150 and entertainment magazines! items ~Another anonymous donor left boxes and bags full of magazines in my room…haven’t had time to count yet! ~Pletkes -Towels, hand towels, 550 Taken care of! ~HAVEN (Catholic) Youth Group On April 12th, the youth and wash cloths will be donating a minimum of 50 minister of HAVEN will have her kids help roll all the towels, possibly more towels we have at that time. ~Christy Wrightson has a Lions Heart group working on this! ~Terri and Wendall Iwatsuru (parents of a 3/5 Marine) donated 21 towels and wash cloths) ~Lisa Reed’s group has donated 2 sets of towels (3 in each set) ~Theresa Walsh donated 10 towel sets ~Laura Hopper donated 20 sets ~Christy Wrightson purchased over 100 towel sets using the money from her group of friends! ~Sharon Wackeen donated over 118 towel sets ~Sue Hendrickson donated 14 sets ~Nancy Rosenthal donated 20 ~Missy Blye donated 10 sets ~The Farnums donated 10 sets ~ The Ruiz Family donated ~The Belmont Family donated Many, many other families donated as well! -raffia Enough Taken care of! ~Laura Hopper says she has We will use the raffia to tie together the towel sets with to tie enough raffia to cover this!!! a card stock, generic thank around WOW!~ you card. 550 towel Thank you, Laura, for taking the sets time to cut the raffia into pieces! Laura Hopper also purchased small cards and placed stickers on them with thank you messages to attach to the towel sets with raffia. They look amazing! -thank you cards and 550 Taken care of but ~St. John’s Students/ Pals will posters could always use make thank you cards and more posters. ~Lisa Reed has various groups working on these, to include a couple of girl scout troops ~ The Lanham’s Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts are working on posters and thank you cards as well. ~Any and all groups can make thank you cards! The more the better! ~Mrs. Farnum’s Pen Pal kids are helping with these as well ~Miss Cascella’s life skills classes have made some beautiful posters - Mints 550 Taken care of! ~Thank you, Linda Shimokaji and Shelley Kenney!!! - soda and water 1 case of Taken care of! ~Donations Each barrack room has a soda & 6 ~5 cases of soda ~Marsi Zintel got Pepsi to donate small refrigerator. When I did this with 1/5, the guys bottles donated by 200 cases of Pepsi!!! AMAZING said that having cold drinks of water parents. ~Ladera Ranch Middle School has was one of the best things per room ~200 CASES of taken care of all the water! (roughly Pepsi!!!! 200) ~2 bottles of water for each Marine -A T-shirt 550 Taken care of! ~ Michael Shimokaji was able to Most Marines have their get a San Diego business, Olaes items in storage. They greatly appreciate the ability Enterprises of Poway, CA, to donate to shower, change into fresh 275 the t-shirts! Michael and clothes and get a bite to eat. Linda then bought the rest of the T-shirts!Thank you! -socks 550 About 396 so far ~ 40 from old collection ~Middle School Sock Drive ~Hendricksons ~Miss DePinto ~The Wiser Family ~Ruiz family ~Cindy Farnum used donations to purchase 120 pairs of socks. -razors & shaving 550 each 550 razors – ~Laura Hopper’s Bible Study cream taken care of! Group took care of the razors ~425 cans of ~The Desper Family has donated shaving cream 72 cans of shaving cream ~Sharon Wackeen donated 75 cans of shaving cream ~Cindy Farnum bought 72 -snack foods 550 ~550 Granola ~Thanks to Marsi Zintel… Quaker Bars has donated granola bars! ~Frito Chips for ~Again, thanks to Marsi, Frito each Marine chips is donating product! ~550 instant ~Ladera Ranch Middle School oatmeal packets ~Deb DiCarlo donated the ~Misc snack oatmeal! Thank you, Deb! foods: 167 ~Otter pops (6 per room) ~564 Fruit snacks ~600 bags of sunflower seeds ~ 552 cups of noodles ~snack crackers Soap 550 Taken care of! ~Elementary School Drive 10 containers of ~Items left over from care body wash package drive ~body wash donated by Mrs. Parra – wife of a 3/5 Marine ~10 bars of soap from the Hendricksons -Operation Gratitude 575 Taken care of! Thanks to Ray Larson, father of a Operation Gratitude has generously given us 575 of Care Package Boxes 3/5 Marine ---Carolyn, founder of the care packages they mail overseas. These boxes Operation Gratitude has donated contain travel size toiletries, 575 boxes of care packaged a book and other items. If we usually sent overseas. All she has are unable to collect enough asked is that we keep the boxes toiletry items, we can rest in tact since her volunteers easy knowing every Marines worked so hard! AMAZING!!! will have at least a travel size of each item. $2, 975 So many wonderful people have Some cash donations have Additional Cash donated to these efforts, I’ve been put towards the baby shower and/or the banner Donations for ORP just started adding names to the party to be held on March website instead. 29th. The donations listed to the left are ones I’ve **$1,700 was given to help out a specifically set aside for ORP. I plan on using cash former 3/5 Marine’s family pay donations to first take care for burial costs of a family of Dominos and then to cover member** any thing we’re short on in ~ $1000.00 was spent at Costco the end. ~$217 has been spent on paints, ~So far I’ve used the money art supplies, paint brushes, etc. to purchase paints supplies to decorate the 550 bags, some ~I expect another $200 or so in laundry detergent and tape donations on Monday – I will write a check to 3/5 for their homecoming efforts with any of this last minute money. -Grocery Bags 550 Taken care of! Clifton’s (boyfriend of Paula We will take these bags and Cascella) packaging company has paint and stamp them with welcome messages before donated bags for all presents. filling them! They are donating grocery sized white paper bags!!! The company is Paula Cascella’s Life Skills called Landsberg classes and the pen pal group have started decorating and painting these bags. They look beautiful! Laundry Detergent 40 (5 Taken care of! ~Donna Reyner for Laundry Areas each ~Cash donations laundry area) Dry Drink Mixes 550 ~550 hot cidar ~donated by Deb DiCarlo Thank you DEBRA! packets ~550 hot chocolate packets Calling Cards 550 55 ~ misc.donations Nice for Marines to call ~3 calling cards from Stephen and home. Many use the pay phones across from the Marilyn Glenn, parents of Capt. barracks to call loved ones. Glenn from 3/5 ~2 Calling Cards from a group of 6th grade girls ~Jaci Svennson ~Elementary/Wrightson drive Plastic Utensils 550 of Taken care of! ~Ladera Ranch Middle School each 10 of each for each room. Candy/ Candy Bars 550 Taken care of! ~We have plenty of candy from the elementary school ~LRMS Paper Towels 273 65 ~Karen Willis ~Wendy Ruiz ~Lisa Reed Collection ~Cindy Farnum purchased a 12 pack with donation money Cleaning supplies 273 4 windex ~Wendy Ruiz (windex, etc.) 1 pledge ~Anonymous donor 4 toilet bowl ~Cindy Farnum purchased the cleaners Green Works cleaners, trash 4 toilet scrubs bags, and paper towels with 4 packs of 12 cash/check donations gloves 2 comet 12 sponges 2 -2packs of Green works multipurpose cleaner 1-large box of trash bags 1-pack of 12 rolls of paper towels Deodorant 550 398 ~Anonymous donors ~Cindy Farnum used cash donations to purchase 200 deodorants *NEW* Oakley 550 Taken care of! ~Thanks to the efforts of Cindy sunglasses and Williams, Oakley donated 550 goggles! goggles and sunglasses. Oakley workers gave up their lunches to prepare these when they heard about our cause! AMAZING! *NEW* Taco Bell 550 Taken care of! ~ Cotti Foods, owned by the gift certificates 100 $5 gift Capriotti family, donated 100 gift certificates and certificates! The Shimokaji 500 free taco family then bought the balance of cards the cards! WOW!!!