The USO, with support from The Benchmarking Company, is holding its first-ever female care package event, assembling care packages for female soldiers deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. The event will take place on Wednesday, November 18 at the Rayburn House Office Building (Capitol Hill). Jill Biden (a member of President Obama's administration), the USO Congressional Caucus, members of Congress, spouses of senior military leadership, community/corporate leaders and media will be participating.
The USO's goal is to assemble 2,000 care packages, and seeks to include:
- Trial size items – 2.0 oz. or smaller (body lotion, facial moisturizers/cleansers, hand cream, etc.)
- Lip Balm
- Nail Files (individually wrapped)
- Specialty items
All items can be shipped to:
The Benchmarking Company
5165 MacArthur Boulevard, N.W. 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20016
The Benchmarking Company is also working on baskets for the Wounded Warriors Project. This donation has no restrictions.