Over the weekend, I put together a few packages for KTDY's Shoeboxes for Seniors campaign. Each filled box cost only $10 with items found at a discount store. I just put the boxes in the bottom of my shopping cart and filled them up as I perused the aisles. The items I chose were: flushable wipes, lotion, soap, shower cap, tissues, pens, puzzle book, and socks with grippers. Please remember not to wrap your boxes.

Recommended items:


fragrant lotions and soaps

puzzle books

coloring books with colors

socks with grippers



Please do NOT include the following:

Aerosol cans

Glass items

Razors, Blades

Plastic trash cans or hampers

Scissors, knives

Egg crate mattresses

Plant food

Cleaning supplies

Excess papers


Electrical appliances

Hot water bottles

Ice packs

Extension cords, multiple plugs

Room deodorizers

Smoking materials

Due to many dietary restrictions and medical permissions, food is not recommended

Basic hygiene items are already provided for residents



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