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Rutter’s and SOAR Partner Again!

Rutter’s and Support Our American Recruits (SOAR) are teamed up for the 12th year packing Valentine’s Day gift boxes to be shipped to American troops stationed abroad.

The boxes were filled with snacks, chewing gum, coffee and magazines donated by local suppliers such as Hershey’s, UTZ Snacks, Martin’s Chips, Harrisburg News, S&D Coffee, and Con-Agra Foods as well as handmade Valentine cards from area school children and senior citizens.  Each box will be sent to a local soldier serving overseas.

SOAR is took 50 names from the community on a first-come, first-served basis.

This is for Active Military serving abroad. One must be able to receive mail at their address through February 20, 2017.

The mission of SOAR is to support troops serving at home and overseas, honor veterans, and provide a support group for family members of the troops.

SOAR & Rutter’s Give Troops Valentine’s Treats

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Rutter’s is teaming up with SOAR (Support Our American Recruits) for the 10th year, packing goodie boxes for our troops deployed overseas.

The boxes will be packed on January 22nd; filled  with salted snacks, candy, chewing gum, magazines and Valentine’s Day cards.

If you have a loved one deployed overseas, that you would like to receive a gift box, please submit their name and address via email to Becky Bair, executive director of SOAR rabair2@verizon.net.

We are accepting 50 names from our community.

All requests will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

To be eligible: 

  • Must be member of the military serving abroad
  • Person submitting the name can provide an address abroad
  • The service member must be stationed at this address through February 14th when the packages are due to arrive.

Sending Love Overseas

Rutter’s employees and SOAR volunteers packed boxes of Valentine’s Day goodies for 50 military units deployed overseas at the Alert Fire company in Emigsville, Thursday, January 23, 2014.

We made the news!

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SOAR and Rutter’s would like to thank all of our troops deployed overseas for their dedication and sacrifice to protect our country.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

SOAR for Valentine’s Day

SONY DSCRutter’s and SOAR (Support Our American Recruits) are teaming up for the 9th year of helping our overseas troops celebrate Valentine’s Day!

Everyone deserves to feel the love on Valentine’s Day, especially our troops overseas.

Rutter’s has been working with vendors to collect treats for goodie boxes that will be shipped out to our troops.  The boxes will be packed on Thursday, January 23rd with salted snacks, candy, chewing gum, magazines and Valentine’s Day cards donated by Rutter’s vendors.

If you have a loved one deployed overseas, that you would like to receive a gift box, please submit their name and address via email to Becky Bair, executive director of SOAR rabair2@verizon.net.

We are accepting 50 names from our community.

All requests will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

To be eligible:

  • Must be member of the military serving abroad
  • Person submitting the name can provide an address abroad
  • The service member must be stationed at this address through February 14th when the packages are due to arrive.