Local business collecting meals for troops

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Local business collecting meals for troops

Antique store, Blue Star Mothers seeking donations for holiday meals
To donate

These items will make a holiday meal for three or four people that can be prepared in the field by U.S. troops serving overseas:
1 box of dry whipped topping mix
1 box of no-bake pumpkin pie desert
1 9-inch tin aluminum pie pan
1 box of dried stuffing mix
1 package of instant mashed potatoes
1 quart-sized box of milk
1 16 oz. can of candied yams
1 12 oz. jar of marshmallow topping
1 14 oz. can of corn or other vegetable
1 package of cornbread or biscuit mix
1 package of dried turkey or chicken gravy
1 package of butter-flavored shortening
1 can of turkey or chicken
Cash donations also are appreciated.
Donations can be dropped off at Durango Antique Market, 600 East Second Ave., through Dec. 17. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
For more information, email Jill Coddington, president of Blue Star Mothers, at jjcoddington@bresnan.net.

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