"Boxes of Love from the Home Front"
Join Us for the 5th Annual Celebration of Semper Fi Sisters Beach Blast
A fun filled 5 days/4 nights for women only (no spouse or children). A unique gathering of Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine & Coast Guard Moms, Wives, Grandmothers, Aunts, Sisters, Cousins, Mother-in-Laws, Nieces, Step-Moms, God Mothers etc, ~ Blue, Silver & Gold Stars join together in the Always Faithful Sisterhood to honor and support the men & women who have & are serving our Nation!
Annually we come together on The Forgotten Coast of the Gulf of Mexico in a small community with huge Patriotic Hearts. Gulf County & Port St. Joe, Florida is a community that takes pride in those who have and are serving to protect our freedoms. Our area is known for our beautiful white beaches and emerald blue waters teaming with marine life. Due to our location we have gorgeous sunsets daily!
must be 21 or older to attend
The Purpose of Semper Fi Sisters Beach Blast is to provide friendship, support, valuable resources and information to the female family members of our past and present Armed Forces in a safe, friendly, fun and peaceful environment, while participating in the SFS annual "Boxes of Love from the Home Front" packing event for deployed service members.
The following is a list of some of the highly desirable items for deployed Military Personnel.
AA & AAA Batteries- AA DURACELL ONLY- they are not supplied by gov for night vision goggles.
- A & D Ointment
- Bandanas- Digital Camouflage, depends on the time of the year if it should be dark or light type.
- Band Aids
- Beef Jerky- small pouches they can put into pockets
- Books- used paperbacks, they share them
- Canned Chili
- Canned beef stew
- Canned Fruit
- Can opener-inexpensive type
- Carmex, Chapstick
- Chunky Soup
- Cough Drops
- Crackers- Peanut butter & cheese
- Dental floss
- Dried Fruit
- Drink mixes- To add to water.
- Duck tape- camo style- they may have to tap the top of boots. Mud is terrible there.
- Eye Drops for Dry Eyes
- Facial tissues- put in storage bags not boxes.
- Fast food Packets of - Salt & Pepper, Taco Bell hot sauce etc.
- Foot Powder
- Five Hour Energy Shots- HIGHLY NEEDED
- Flashlights-Small key type
- Foil pouch type foods- tuna,salmon,chicken etc.
- Gel Boot Insoles
- Hand and Foot warmers
- Hand Sanitizer
- Hand lotion
- Honey Sticks
- Hot sauce-ED's RED, Crystal or Tobassco
- Jelly or jam in plastic containers
- Kreft mac & cheese- put label & food in freezer bag
- Dryer Sheets
- Laundry Detrgent, individual pks or pods
- Laundry sheets- Purex Complete 3 in 1
- Mach 3 razor refills
- Magazines- of cars, sports
- Men Boxers-(size med/large)
- Mouth Wash
- Nerf toys (small footballs, etc.)
- Oatmeal- instant type, in packages if they have use of a stove
- Pads of paper (small)
- Peanut Butter in plastic jar
- Pens(only stick type, no click types!)
- Personal message or Thank You for your Service Note
- Pillow Cases-new or clean gently used
- Playing cards
- Pop Tarts
- Powdered drink mix (non-alcoholic)
- Q-tips (store in small bags)
- Raman noodle soup
- Raisins- highly needed! The MRE are highly constipating
- Rubber bands
- Saline Nasal Spray
- Saltines Crackers- store them inside socks
- Sanitary napkins- THEY ARE NOT SUPPLIED BY THE GOV.
- Shaving cream/jell- cold water on most bases
- Snacks -cookies, granola bars
- Socks- cotton or wool, tan, white, black
- Soft small throw blanket
- Sun Screen SPF 30+
- Large food tins- the holiday type etc. to store food in or items to keep OUT rats & mice
- Tampons- THEY ARE NOT SUPPLIED BY THE GOV.
- Toilet Paper
- Travel games
- Tuna snack kits
- Baby Wipe Refills
- Wash cloths
- Zip style plastic bags - quart & gallon size
ZIP TIES needed for military items
We share Luxury Condos on the beautiful beaches of the Gulf of Mexico,
light continental breakfast each morning, catered lunches
as well as dinners in an wonderful coastal environment.
5 days/4 nights
Miles of Beaches, walking & bike paths, gorgeous pool & kayaks are available.
Horseback riding, Sunset cruises and evening bonfires.
Saturday afternoon we share in a special time of support for deployed
Service Members as we pack hundreds of boxes with the generous support
of many folks around the country but also the local community.
"Boxes of Love from the Home Front"~a highlight & an experience not to be missed!
proud event sponsor
Click here to request a Registration Form via email - BeachBlast@SemperFiSisters.com