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Old 10-28-2009, 10:49 AM  
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Planet members and their kids serving in Iraq and Afghanistan need our support.

I know of one member of Chiefs Planet getting ready to go to Afghaniastan. I know
another that has a son getting ready to deploy. Another that has a son already there. I propose that we raise money and ship some "goddies" over to the units where Chiefs Planet members or their kids are serving our country. To let them know they are not alone, that some of us back here in the USA appreciate their sacrifice and service.

I will personally pay all the shipping costs and coordinate the project.

I will pay all the paypal fees of the members who donate. If you donate $20 to buy goodies for the troops, $20 goes to the troops.

If you want to send a check, or some goodies yourself, donated items, PM me for a mailing address.

If you have a store that has items that would go in the care package and would sell those at cost and or donate, PM me.

100% of the money raised will go to purchase items for the troops. I will update this thread with the progress and post pictures of the "goodies" and items that will be shipped to the troops.

This is not a political thread or idea. The point is to support the Planet members or their kids on a personal level while they are voluntarily putting themselfs in harms way for us.

PM me for the paypal address. If you know of someone serving overseas, PM me and we will put them on the list to recieve a care package

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A thank you card for the planet from the troops over in the sandbox.


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I just wanted to send a shout out to BigRedChief. Most of you don't know, but I am a grunt in the 82nd airborne and I am currently in Afghanistan. Yesterday, after a long week of field work, I came back to the FOB to recharge and what do I see? 2 care packages from BRC. Well me and my boys enjoyed the snacks and we thank you, bud. HOOAH
Hey BRC,

A few days after my wife checked with her brother's wife about this package, he was injured in an IED attack and sent home for medical treatment. Today we learned that his driver and the guy who took his place were both killed by an IED. It's a tough job these guys have (both in terms of personal risk and also in terms of dealing with the loss of close friends).

Thanks again for all the support you facilitate!

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That's awesome news. Thanks to the new and continuing supporters that keeps this going. As a solider on the receiving side; it means so much to have complete strangers contribute to these packages. Its a moral victory, makes you feel noticed, affirmation. In some of the worst times I've ever experienced, a small note or package surprising me made the difference between being depressed and feeling validated. Agree or not for the reasons we're there, coming together and supporting the troops with their boots on the ground is a profound statement, and it does not go un-noticed by the troops receiving the packages. Don't make fun of what I'm saying, never in my life has a simple gesture made me feel so good and happy to be an american. Keep donating if you feel inclined, it matters more than you know to the troops receiving it.

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Old 10-27-2010, 04:06 PM   #151
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PM me for contribution options.

As was with the first go around if you use paypal, I'll pay any fees to make sure 100% of the money goes into the boxes.
I've sent a magic paypal payment to the address you gave me when you started this thread. Thanks for your efforts, BRC.
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Old 10-27-2010, 05:18 PM   #152
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My best friend just deployed for Afghanistan today. I think he is going to Uzbekistan (sp?) first for like a month, but I'm definitely going to send care packages when he gets there.

What are some good things to send other than food?
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Old 10-27-2010, 05:20 PM   #153
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My best friend just deployed for Afghanistan today. I think he is going to Uzbekistan (sp?) first for like a month, but I'm definitely going to send care packages when he gets there.

What are some good things to send other than food?
My best friend was deployed as well, what can I send or do to help??
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Old 10-27-2010, 05:29 PM   #154
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My best friend was deployed as well, what can I send or do to help??
Give me a pm and I'll make sure he gets a package from the Planet.

You want to help buy some goodies, you can send a check or use paypal. But thats not neccesary to get your friend a package. Thats a done deal.
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Old 10-27-2010, 05:32 PM   #155
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My best friend just deployed for Afghanistan today. I think he is going to Uzbekistan (sp?) first for like a month, but I'm definitely going to send care packages when he gets there.

What are some good things to send other than food?
When he gets settled pm me his addy and I'll make sure he gets a package from the Planet.
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Old 10-27-2010, 05:35 PM   #156
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When he gets settled pm me his addy and I'll make sure he gets a package from the Planet.
Thanks a lot.

I'll pm you with details and paypal you some money.
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Old 10-28-2010, 05:34 PM   #157
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I've sent a magic paypal payment to the address you gave me when you started this thread. Thanks for your efforts, BRC.
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Old 10-30-2010, 11:00 AM   #158
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My best friend just deployed for Afghanistan today. I think he is going to Uzbekistan (sp?) first for like a month, but I'm definitely going to send care packages when he gets there.

What are some good things to send other than food?
Look at the pictures in the opening thread. Thats the kind of stuff that you can send. Also Iowaian had some great off beat ideas that soldiers can use in their quarters.
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Old 11-04-2010, 06:18 PM   #159
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Got the pay it forward contribution. Very cool!
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Old 11-20-2010, 12:12 PM   #160
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First two packages are going out to CHIEF4EVER who is serving over in the sandbox.
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Old 11-20-2010, 07:07 PM   #161
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bump for the new package going out in case some of the contributors missed it.
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I just wanted to take a minute and express the heartfelt gratitude the soldiers and I share for the care packages you all sent to us. The soldiers were instantly uplifted by the kind gesture. The Kansas City Chiefs have the best fans on the face of the Earth, bar none, and this is an example of why. Thank you all so much for your kindness and support. Attached are a couple of pics (I am not in them, I am holding the camera) of the soldiers with the goodies. Again, THANK YOU ALL and GO CHIEFS!

PS: May we utterly destroy the cheatin' Donx on Sunday.
putting in this thread.

I still say fellow soldiers or not those Donkey fans should have got diddly squat!
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