Abington Heights student holding care package drive for active Marines


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Joe Fulton, senior at Abington Heights High School and member of Clarks Summit Troop 160, is organizing a donation drive for active duty members of the Marines as his Eagle Scout Project.


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CLARKS SUMMIT — Abington Heights senior Joe Fulton, a Boy Scout in Troop 160 in Clarks Summit, is planning a care package drive for active members of the United States Marines Corps for his Eagle Scout Project.

The drive will run through Tuesday, Oct. 15.

According to Fulton, Scoutaster John D’Elia is assisting him with the project.

All goods and donations will go toward assembling and shipping care packages overseas to the Marines. Items to donate include olive drab T-shirts, crew or boot socks, baby wipes (no hard plastic containers or flushable wipes), foot powder and moleskin, razors, pain relievers and lip balm, Q-tips, toothbrushes, batteries (AA and AAA), coffee grounds, electrolyte replacement mixes (Gatorade, Mio, etc.), protein bars, beef jerky, seeds and trail mix or dried fruit.

Locations to donate include the Abington Community Library, Clarks Summit VFW, Duffy’s Coffee House, Chinchilla Hose Company, Newton Ransom Fire Company, Clarks Summit Fire Company, Abington Heights High School and Clarks Summit United Methodist Church.

Fulton has been a member of Troop 160 for eight years, since joining as a tiger scout.

For more information, contact Fulton at 570-780-6451 or joefulton323@gmail.com.

Joe Fulton, senior at Abington Heights High School and member of Clarks Summit Troop 160, is organizing a donation drive for active duty members of the Marines as his Eagle Scout Project.
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