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NARPRO Auto Repair Shops Collect Supplies for Deployed U.S. Troops Overseas with Packages from Home

The Network of Neighborhood Auto Repair Professionals (NARPRO) will give back to U.S. service members this season. From Nov. 16 – Dec. 7, 19 NARPRO locations will serve as collection sites for the Phoenix-based non-profit group Packages From Home.

PRLog - Nov. 20, 2012 - PHOENIX -- Packages From Home, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that sends care and comfort packages to deployed U.S. military service members stationed in active duty locations around the world, is working in conjunction with NARPRO to assure troops have a little piece of home this holiday season. Established in 2004, Packages From Home sends 1,000 care packages to troops every month.

Packages From Home is looking for items like:

Boxer shorts (sizes medium, large, extra-large)
Toothbrushes and toothpaste
White tee shirts (sizes medium, large, extra-large)
Toilet paper
Shaving cream
Flavored drink mix singles (like Crystal Light or Kool-Aid)
Plastic squeezable jelly
Peanut butter in plastic containers (16-18 oz.)
Canned soup, chili, ravioli, Spaghetti-O’s, stew
Boxes of Saltine crackers (in sleeves)
Canned fruit (15-18 oz.)
Coffee packs or coffee singles (hotel-style or one-pot size)

For a complete list of items needed visit http://www.packagesfromhome.org/things-to-donate.

As a thank you for dropping off donations and signing up for a VIP card, NARPRO customers  will receive a coupon good for a free standard, 5-quart oil change with any service (up to $35 value.) See participating shops for details.

NARPRO, the Network of Neighborhood Auto Repair Professionals, helps consumers find top, independent and honest auto repair and auto body shops near where they live, work or travel.  Every shop in the network must pass a stringent, 26-point, approval process for quality, integrity and customer satisfaction before they can qualify. For more about NARPRO visit www.NARPRO.com. (http://www.narpro.com/)

To set up an interview with a NARPRO representative about the 2012 Packages From Home program contact Amy Wolff at (623) 910-1690.

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