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Police Chief asks for donations for soldier care packages

SENATH, MO (KAIT) - Unfortunately not everyone overseashas someone to send them anything, much less a letter, but Senath Police ChiefOmar Karnes is doing his part to make sure our women and men receive something toput a smile on their face.

Chief Karnes' son is stationed withthe 445 Air National Guard in Afghanistan, and like many family and friends ofsoldiers stationed overseas, Chief Karnes and his family send him "carepackages" which he shares with the others in his troop.

But, not all soldiers have that.Karnes want to change this by asking others to help. He says troops need thefollowing items:

  • Handsanitizer
  • Snacks(Jerky and non-chocolate/non-melting candy)
  • Drinkmixes
  • Peanuts
  • Anythingextra that might give them a little comfort

If you would like to donate items,contact the chief at (573) 738-2818 or (573) 717-6676.

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