Sixth Annual Munchies 4 the Military: donations needed
Community members are encouraged to donate breakfast bars, snack items and wet wipes for care packages
WHAT: Inspirada, the fully planned community in Henderson and the nation's ninth top-selling master-planned community, has once again partnered with City of Henderson to sponsor the sixth annual Munchies 4 the Military, a donation drive founded by the Douglas J. Green Memorial Foundation. The drive aims to collect items for care packages, which will be mailed to active service men and women who are deployed overseas. This year, the goal is to assemble a record-breaking 750 care packages that will be assembled by volunteers at Liberty High School at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9.
DETAILS: Donations, are being accepted now through Thursday, Feb. 7 at drop-off locations including various Inspirada and other Henderson locations. Complete list of drop-off locations her e . Wish list items include breakfast items, snack foods, beef jerky, nuts, dried fruit, protein and granola bars and wet wipes.
Care packages will be assembled at Liberty High School, 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at Liberty High School (3700 Liberty Heights Ave., Henderson, NV 89052)
MORE: Community members can also contribute by making monetary donations, which will help offset the cost of postage - approximately $17 per box. The Douglas J. Green Memorial Foundation was created in honor of Chabrow's son, SPC Douglas J. Green, who was killed in action during his second tour of duty in Afghanistan in 2011.
With a projected build-out of 8,500 homes within the Inspirada villages by Inspirada Builders, LLC, Inspirada is currently home to more than 12,000 residents who have access to programs and activities managed by a full-time staff that creates social calendars to bring neighbors together in the parks and the Inspirada Community Center. It is home to four parks, three with resident-only heated pools, BBQ/picnic areas, basketball, bocce and volleyball courts, soccer fields, splash pad and dog parks. For more information, visit www.inspirada.com or follow the community on Facebook at www.facebook.com/InspiradaN V .