Happy Thanksgiving!!

During this season of thanks, we are taking a moment to give thanks for all of you! Our children benefit when we invest our time and effort in supporting their eduction at Burcham! To all our PTA members… to all the families and extended family members that volunteer time at school and at home… and to our dedicated Burcham staff – we say, THANK YOU! We hope you all enjoy the extra time with family to connect a create some wonderful memories together!

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Donations due for Operation Pack Rack Barracks Project

Title: Donations due for Operation Pack Rack Barracks Project
Date: 2011-11-15


Operation Rack Pack Barracks Project

In honor of Veteran’s Day this month, the Burcham PTA is joining a very special donation drive called Operation Rack Pack Barracks Project for soldiers returning from Afghanistan. We are asking Burcham students to bring to school one item from the list below. These items will be used to stock the rooms of over 450 soldiers returning to California in Dec. Help show our appreciation of their service to our Country.

Please donate ONE ITEM from the list below. If you’d like to donate more, please feel free to.

  • Toiletries : shaving cream, lotion, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, razors, shampoo
  • $10 food/restaurant gift cards: Subway, Carl’s Jr., In & Out, Dominos, Chilli’s, etc.
  • Snack foods: chips, protein bars, cookies, candy bars, microwaveable foods, popcorn, instant noodle cups, etc.
  • Entertainment items: magazines (no older than 3 months), playing cards, DVDs, CDs, games, books, etc.
  • Movie tickets: gift cards, iTunes cards, Netflix cards and Movie Theater cards
  • Drinks: soda, water, dry drink mixes, Gatorade, coffee, Starbucks gift cards, etc.
  • Towel sets: towels, hand towels and wash cloths
  • Laundry detergent and hand soap
  • Paper plates, plastic ware, and napkins
  • Cleaning supplies and paper towels
  • T-shirts, socks, and pillow cases
  • Signs and cards are also welcome! 

Please bring your donations to class by Tuesday, November 15th

This effort is being coordinated through Operation Help A Hero , a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization. Your donations may be tax deductible. Operation Help A Hero will happily issue tax receipts for your donations. Check them out online at

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