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Posted on: October 31, 2011
SUWANEE SENDS SANTA TO THE TROOPS
Imagix Dental Gets In the Christmas Spirit
Soldiers across the globe might not be home for Christmas this year, but Christmas will come to them. Imagix Dental of Suwannee is partnering with Give2TheTroops (G2TT) and Hugs for Soldiers to make sure soldiers overseas will be getting the most needed items on their Christmas lists. Imagix Dental Office manager Lindy Rodriguez said patients and non-patients can drop off items in the boxes provided in the Imagix office lobby from October 25th through December 1st.
“We really want everyone who is serving our country to know they are thought about over here,” Rodriguez said. “We have a lot of patients who at least know someone over there, so we want to try and reach out as much as possible to help the community.”
Members of the Suwannee community are encouraged to bring items from the approved G2TT /Hugs for soldiers lists to the Imagix Dental of Suwannee office at 350 Town Center Avenue, Suite 301 during office hours. Imagix is open Monday from 9am – 5pm, Tuesday through Thursday from 8am – 5pm and Friday from 7am – 2pm. Some of the suggested items are toiletries, handwritten cards, letters, inspirational books, stationary, board games, baseball hats, instant soup, popcorn, granola, beef jerky and sunscreen. For a full list of acceptable/approved items to donate, visit Give2TheTroops and hugsforsoliders websites.
About Give To The Troops: G2TT is a non-profit organization out of North Carolina that sends care packages and letters to deployed and wounded soldiers in combat zones. Since its organization in 2002, G2TT has sent over 117,000 boxes to troops deployed in Iraq, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Kuwait and Kosovo. G2TT raises more than $2 million in funds and gifts each year.
About Hugs For Soldiers: Formed in 2003, Hugs for Soldiers out of Duluth organizes multiple food and donation drives throughout the year, including Thanksgiving Food Drive, Hug and Hearts Valentine Card Drive and Christmas for a Soldier. For more information about Imagix Dental’s “Suwannee Sends Santa to the Troops” drive, please call Lindy Rodriguez at 678.835.0793 or e-mail her at Lindy.Rodriguez@imagixdental.com.