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Easy College Care Packages

Easy College Care Packages

One of my favorite memories of college, was receiving care packages that my family would send. It was such a treat to go to my mailbox and a package was waiting for me! My aunt would send me homemade cookies, books and other treats.

Are you putting together a care package? Here are some of the popular items your college student will like:

  • Hometown newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Holiday decorations
  • Gift cards for local restaurants or fast food
  • Quarters for laundromats, bus fare, and vending machines
  • Instant oatmeal, granola bars, dried fruit
  • Vitamins
  • Razors
  • Body lotion
  • Toothpaste
  • Dental floss
  • Anti-bacterial wipes
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Facial tissues
  • Mac n Cheese
  • Scotch tape and scissors
  • Over-the-counter cold medicine and pain reliever
  • Recipes for favorite dishes
  • Band-aids
  • Ointment
  • Extra cell phone charger
  • Soap
  • Ramen noodles
  • Gum
  • Vinyl wall decals for decoration
  • Pillowcases
  • A memento from each family member
  • Digital picture frame with photos from home
  • Movie gift certificates
  • Air fresheners
  • Pre-paid credit card
  •  Pens
  •  Highlighters
  •  Post-it notes
  •  Pre-paid calling cards
  •  Headphones
  •  Refrigerator magnets
  • Cork board and thumbtacks
  •  Slippers
  •  Socks
  •  Underwear
  •  Screen cleaner for laptop and cell phone

 

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  • TLC1990 By TLC1990
    04.22.12  

    I am a college student and I know that many college students would love to receive a box from home full of goodies and products that their tight budget might not be able to afford.

  • blueyes211 By blueyes211
    05.02.12  

    I work at a University and for a few months I helped out in the dorm mailroom. Halloween and Valentine's Day are by far the 2 holidays where many students receive packages. Also it is a great idea to send a final exam care package. This could include candy, a stress ball, a magazine for a study break, and even something as simple as pens and pencils. I am sure anything is appreciated.

  • Tonya52824 By Tonya52824
    05.09.12  

    One of the mothers at my work is always making care packages for her son. While my daughter doesn't go to college for another year I plan to do these as well.

  • Tonya52824 By Tonya52824
    05.09.12  

    One of the mothers at my work is always making care packages for her son. While my daughter doesn't go to college for another year I plan to do these as well.

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