Covid-19 among troops has surpassed the average infection rate in the US
Militarytimes.com recently reported that among troops, the infection rate of Covid-19 has surpassed the average infection rate in the US at large.
The numbers put service member cases at about 175 per million troops. According to the CDC, the U.S. infection rate is at 135 per million. Thankfully, no troops have died from COVID-19.
HOOAH, Helping Out Our American Heroes, a 100% volunteer national veteran nonprofit, is sending care packages to deployed active duty military members.
With HOOAH chapters across the country, there are so many ways to help.
Items most requested by deployed troops include:
- dry spices
- beef jerky
- wet wipes
- hard candy
- bubble gum
- toothbrush, toothpaste, mouthwash
- handwritten cards and notes
Help us serve those who serve us in one of the following ways:
1.) Purchase requested items and mail them to 14960 Collier Blvd #3092, Naples, FL 34119
2.) Give what you can at hooahinc.org/donate , every penny helps! Choose the Covid 19 Care Package Drive in the drop down to give directly to this program
3.) Click here and order through the Amazon Smile program and have items shipped directly to 14960 Collier Blvd #3092, Naples, FL 34119
4.) Host a local care package drive and request the address from HOOAH to mail the care packages directly to deployed service members