TROY, Mich. -

White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery is hosting its 5th Annual "Little Bit of Home and Comfort" care package drive for overseas military troops.

The care package drive is presented by White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery in Troy. (Note: The Michigan Military Moms will package the items after the care package drive.)

In recognition of September 11 (Patriot Day) a boulevard lined with 400 American flags will welcome visitors to White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery.

The care package drive runs through Monday, September 17 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery.

Some of the items being collected as part of the care package drive include:

  • Beef jerky
  • Drink boxes
  • Coffee/hot chocolate
  • Hand/foot warmers
  • Duct tape
  • Q-tips
  • Power bars/Granola bars
  • Hand held games (for their down time)
  • White socks\
  • Reminders of home - Michigan items
  • Hard candy