We currently have to buy most of the items we ship. The products for our care packages cost anywhere from $35 per box (food) to $65 per box (hygiene). The shipping cost for each Regional Rate B box is $10.60.
J.O.S.H. will be shipping approximately 100 care packages per month during 2018 and we need help to be able to support our troops. Since we purchase all items for our care packages, each packing event costs between $4,500 and $5,000, including shipping costs.
We rely upon fundraisers and donations to support our troops. Donations of care package items and monetary donations to help purchase items/offset shipping costs are greatly appreciated.
We are a volunteer led and operated 501(c)3 Charitable Organization and donations directly benefit our troops.
Sponsor a Care Package
Would you like to ship a care package to one of the Soldiers on our shipping list, but don't know how or don't have time? We will do it for you! You can provide to us the information you would like included in your package.
For a $50 donation, J.O.S.H. will ship a care package in your name to a deployed US Service Member. You can tell us whether you would prefer to have food or hygiene products sent in your name.
J.O.S.H. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and since you will be not be personally receiving any goods or services for your donation, it will be fully tax deductible.
Your donation can be made by credit card by clicking the Donate Button at the top of this page. You are also welcome to mail a check or money order to: Just Our Soldiers' Helpers or J.O.S.H., P.O. Box 954031, Lake Mary, FL 32795.
Run a Collection Drive
You can find the list of items we normally ship on the Care Package Info page of this website. We will provide the collection bin and the printed information for you to use to let others know about your collection.
Become a Corporate Sponsor
As a corporate sponsor, you can help support our troops by pledging a monthly monetary donation of $200 or more, by sponsoring a fundraiser, or by donating the above listed products for our care packages.
Monetary donations can be made on this website by clicking the donate button at the top of this page. Donations can be made via Paypal or with a major credit card.
If you would prefer to donate via check, our mailing address is Just Our Soldiers' Helpers Inc., P.O. Box 954031, Lake Mary, FL 32795.
We always welcome donations of care package items. Our most needed items are beef jerky, short Slim Jims, water flavors such as Crystal Light and Mio, ground coffee, and Harvest Valley Granola Crunch bars.
Collection bins are located at:
Longwood Police Department
235 West Church Street
Longwood, FL 32750
The Backroom Salon
504 Sanford Ave.
Sanford, FL 32771
If you are interested in having your business or location be a collection site, please contact Kathy Hewitt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donors are welcome to visit the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to review our financial information, information regarding our board of directors, and our Conflicts of Interest Policy.
No donation is too small. All help is greatly appreciated!