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 credit card through our Click and Pledge account.
Below is a very cool "American Airman" video from Max Impact. the premier rock band of the USAF.
|Some of the troops that have received care packages.|
The donations of toiletries, snacks and food items will be included in our care packages for U.S. Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines deployed overseas. The much needed financial donations the were received will help pay for the care package postage. Below are some photos of our great volunteers!
|National Charity League volunteers collecting donations for the troops.|
|Volunteers from National Charity League held a collection drive at Market Street Plano.|
Specifically, 201,433 troops are Active Duty and 40,941 are National Guard / Reserve troops.
Most of the care packages of the Airborne Angel Cadets of Texas currently go to U.S. Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines in Iraq and Afghanistan. Below June, 2016 stats are combined for Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve.
Total number of U.S. Troops in Afghanistan - 14,726
Total number of U.S. Troops in Iraq - 4,564
Some other countries with about 1,000 or more U.S. troops:
$70,000 - postage costs
$40,000 - rent, utilities, electricity and internet
$30,000 - purchase of goods requested by troops not collected elsewhere. This cost is adjusted when funds are short.
|US Troops celebrating Christmas!|
Lydia Mann and Betty Brett represented Airborne Angels telling them about our group and answering questions. Several good contacts were made and we look forward to working with them in the future.
The Airborne Angel Cadets of Texas are grateful for Marriott's support of our care package mission! The troops will love the donations!