Help us

We have shipped over 3400 
care packages!!

Troops' Addresses: We are always looking for addresses of active military to receive our care packages.  Email us at

Donate Care Package Items
: Donate nutritious snacks and/or toiletry items for our care packages. 
Click here for a list of suggested items We also collect small travel-sized toiletry items (shampoo, conditioner, lotion, tissues, liquid soap, etc.) for our VA toiletry kits.  The types of items provided in hotel rooms is perfect.

To make arrangements to donate care package items, you can: 
1 - Drop off at one of our scheduled collection dates (check the calendar for upcoming dates)
2- Call 415-883-8177 to arrange a donation drop-off 
            (Location: 401D Bel Marin Keys Blvd., Novato, CA 94949)
3 - Email                           

Outreach and collection at Santa Rosa Air Show

Send a Note from Home: Write a note, a card, or a short letter with words of encouragement and appreciation.  These letters are the number one morale boosters for our troops, and will be included in our care packages.


 Notes from home alongside care packages received by troops in the Phillipines 


Help us Sort, Pack Boxes or Mail:   You or your group can join us in the rewarding activites involving getting the boxes ready for sending to our troops.

Local Rotarians join in to help us with the packing

Help us Knit or Crochet: Warm winter items are currently needed.  The following links will provide instructions for making cooling scarves, knit helmet liners, and knit or crochet scarves.

Financial Donations
: Please consider underwriting a portion of our expenses through a financial contribution.  Currently, postage for to mail each box is $15.45. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Our organization is 100% volunteer.  It is only through the generous support of our members, associates and the community that we are able to continue our programs.

Checks can be made payable to:

    Blue Star Moms of Marin
    P.O. Box 5684
    Novato, CA 94948

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