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    Posted December 3, 2012 by
    Kingsford, Michigan
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Salute to troops

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    Packing Heat for our Troops


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     DaElmersBack interviewed Bobby Samme, who is collecting hand warmers for U.S. troops in Afghanistan as part of the LCpl. Eric Palmisano Care Package Project. DaElmersBack said he learned 'It gets cold over there. I too always thought of Afghanistan as being a hot place.' So far Samme and her team have collected 400 pound of hand warmers.
    - zdan, CNN iReport producer

    During a Christmas Party for the families of a local Michigan National Guard Unit in Afghanistan, they had a chance to pack care packages that included FREE shipping to their loved ones. Included in these care packages were hand warmers that people have been donating from all over the USA.


    People often asked about WHY Hand Warmers in Afghanistan? Many don't realize that they do get snow in the mountains and it actually does get cold.




    Hand Warmers for the Troops.. Help a Hero - Featuring the  Palmisano Care Package Project of Spread Eagle, Wisconsin in Woman's  World Magazine, November 12, 2012.


    Got Hand Warmers?


    Send them to:
    Bobbie Samme
    4588 Carpenter Road
    Florence WI 54121

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