Fast Change Lube and Oil Launches 'Operation Soldier Care'

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June 18, 2019—Kentucky-based Fast Change Lube and Oil announced a summertime promotion to send care packages to military service members.

"Operation Soldier Care" starts on July 1 at Fast Change locations, according to a press release. The company says that all of the money collected will go toward the project, for which more than $50,000 has already been raised.

“Operation Soldier Care helps show our support for the military by providing them with items they may not be able to easily get while deployed,” Fast Change President Kevin Davis said in the release. “We owe them our gratitude and respect and this program is our way of showing that.”

Donations of money or approved items can be dropped off at any of the more than 20 Fast Change locations, which are in Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee and Virginia.

Approved items to donate include:

Gift Items

  • Puzzle books
  • Travel games
  • Hair bands/ties
  • Small Nerf balls
  • Hacky sacks
  • Playing cards
  • Bibles (pocket size) 

Drink Items

  • Coffee
  • Hot cocoa mix
  • Powdered drink mix for bottled water
  • Tea bags


Snack Items

  • Hard candy
  • Chex Mix
  • Chewing gum
  • Twizzlers
  • Cookies
  • Crackers
  • Trail mix
  • Beef jerky
  • Snack bars
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Slim Jim’s
  • Popcorn


Personal Care Items

  • Baby wipes (no tubs)
  • Nasal saline spray
  • Tissues (pocket size)
  • Lip balm
  • Eye drops
  • Foot powder
  • Socks
  • Vaseline
  • Boot insoles
  • Lens cleaning wipes
  • Q-Tips
  • Travel size: shampoo, lotion, and hand sanitizer (alcohol-free)

Image: Fast Change Operation Soldier Care 2018

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