How can you help our nonprofit send care packages to some of the most remote of the roughly 250,000 U.S. military troops serving overseas in 2015?

1) Donate Financially - Our greatest need is cash for our mailing costs. With no paid staff, we strive to maximize the use of donations. We are a 501(c)(3) charity, so your gifts are tax deductible. We accept checks to Airborne Angel Cadets of Texas, P.O. Box 116691, Carrollton, TX 75011. You can donate via our mobile website - m.airborneangelcadets.com, or via credit card through our Click and Pledge account.

2) Donate Goods - Our all-volunteer charity is based in the Dallas area, but receives product donations from across the USA for care packages for our Soldiers and Troops overseas. We kindly request that you contact us at support@airborneangelcadets.com before sending any care package goods.

3/29/2015

Girl Scout Cookies & More on the way to Troops!

On March 28, the Airborne Angel Cadets of Texas and a host of hard working volunteers packed over 350 boxes for U.S. troops deployed overseas.  The recipients deployed with our military in Afghanistan, Iraq, Korea, Africa, Europe, Middle East, Asia and other countries around the world will receive Girl Scout Cookies, snacks, playing cards, reading materials and other care package items.

We wish to thank a diverse group of Dallas area guest volunteers from the Young Men's Service League, AT&T, and several high schools (St. Mark's, Hockaday, Ursuline and others)!  All the volunteers worked very hard, and we were able to ship out many care package items that will be greatly appreciated by the troops.  More photos can be seen on our Featured Pages website.


Great volunteers working to assemble military care packages.
Dallas TX area volunteers gathering before assembling soldiers care packages.
Two care package lines with tapers doing the vital work in the back.

3/27/2015

Thank you Girl Scouts and Northern Tool for your valuable donations

The Airborne Angel Cadets of Texas would like to thank the Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains (over 12,000 boxes of cookies) and Northern Tool (fancy utility cart) for their donations to our military care package mission.  Below is a  photo of the cart and cookies in our warehouse as we prepare for our large cooking packing party this coming weekend.

Soldiers care packages will be sent to U.S. troops around the world at our upcoming packing party.
Northern Tool cart surrounded by Girl Scout Cookies
Panoramic view of care package goods prepped for packing party.

3/21/2015

Woman's World Magazine mentions Airborne Angel Cadets of Texas

A big thanks to Woman's World Magazine for mentioning our military care package needs in a March edition.  Magazine readers were encouraged to donate beef jerky (Jack Link's, Slim Jim, Oberto, Pemmican, etc.) or tuna foil packs (Starkist, Bumble Bee, etc.) for our care packages. Beef Jerky and Tuna Fish are good sources of protein and easy for the troops to carry around.

We are already receiving some of the product donations from Woman's World readers, and will be mailing them out shortly to men and women serving in our U.S. military in Afghanistan, Middle East, Southwest Asia, and Africa.

We also welcome letters, notes and cards expressing encouragement and thanks for the sacrifices of our Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines overseas. We include these messages in our soldiers care packages, and the troops always appreciate the well wishes from home.  Donations can be sent to - Airborne Angel Cadets of Texas, P.O. Box 116691, Carrollton, TX 75011.  Thank you Woman's World Magazine!

3/17/2015

Early 2015 Military Troops Responses to Care Packages

Below are comments we have received recently from our U.S. troop contacts (Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines) who have received care packages from the Airborne Angel Cadets of Texas. As our Dallas - Fort Worth area volunteers, and supporters across the USA, continue to support our military troops serving overseas, we welcome your assistance with financial donations or product donations suitable to care packages.

The comments below are from U.S. troops in the Mideast, Afghanistan, Iraq and  Africa.

I'm still in Iraq...  I can recieve packages and am appreciative of ya'll and what ya'll do for Soldiers
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Thank you, from the bottom of our hearts, for all of the support. You and your organization were truly a blessing.
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Your support for our unit has been so helpful and we are all very thankful.  Care packages are like a little bit of home out here in the desert.  For now, things are calm but home is thousands of miles away and you helped to bridge that gap.
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You all are awesome!  I am so grateful for your support of our troops!
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We'd love some cookies if they get here in time.  And even if they don't, we'll have a unit and Chaplain following who would no doubt love them as well!  Girl Scout cookies are always a HUGE hit!  Thanks to you and all of the Airborne Angel Cadet for the incredible work you do!  Ya'll are amazing!
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I have told (new Soldier care package contact in Afghanistan) how kind and hospitable you are, and how you send the very best care packages I have ever seen. They are kind of off by themselves and don’t have the most amenities, so I know they will appreciate your love and care as we have!
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We here ... wanted personally thank you and everybody involved in putting together our care packages! We've received a multitude of boxes the past two days and haven't been able to keep soldiers out of our office yet! We are extremely grateful for you as well as your team, you guys are amazing!

3/07/2015

March 2015 military care package notes

We would like to thank Cell Phones for Soldiers (cost-free calling cards) and J.C. Gury Company (Airbone Angel Cadets of Texas decals) for their generous donations to our military care package efforts.  We appreciate the continued support from these long term patriotic supporters.

This heartfelt  response was received by one of our overseas recipients, "We received 9 of the boxes today.. SOOOOOO AWESOME.... Once again you ANGELs never cease to amaze our Airmen !!!!... We love you a bunch..... You surely know how to put smiles on faces when we are sooo far away from home !!"

Some recent comments we received from U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Africa mention they could use:
"Food is always at the top of the list for most wanted"
Snacks, Microwavable Meals, Ground Coffee, K-Cups.
Socks, Hand Sanitizer, Lotions.
"As our choices for toiletries are quite limited and the air is dry, lotion would be nice."
Baby wipes are "definitely a hot seller out here and we're all out."