Care Packages

2023 was a record-breaking year for the Blue Star Moms of Iowa! We sent 582 care packages worldwide to Iowans who couldn't make it home for the holidays. Special thanks to the organizations listed below who helped make this labor of love possible with their support:

While the process is lengthy and sometimes difficult, nothing compares to the joy we feel knowing we are making a difference for the members of the armed forces serving abroad. 

You can help make a difference for someone who can’t come home for Christmas because they are protecting our freedoms. We are seeking assistance to purchase the contents and pay for the postage to send the boxes overseas.

View 2024 Care Package List

Purchase Items 

We've created an Amazon shopping list for those interested in contributing. Purchase items off our list and use your Prime account to have them shipped to us for free!

View Shopping List

Donate Now

Want to send funds towards items or postage? Donate online via our Square site.

Submit Names

We send care packages each November and on an as needed basis throughout the year. If you have military members you would like a box sent to, please email us with names and addresses at