Valencia County Chapter Blue Star Mothers, New Mexico

Valencia County Chapter Blue Star Mothers, New Mexico


Help Us Help Our Troops and Veterans


Our mission is to help our troops, to help our veterans, and to help our Wounded Warriors. Blue Star Mothers of Valencia is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All contributions to this organization are tax-deductible.


If you would like to make a contribution, please contact chapter president,
Annette Arellano
PO Box 743
Los Lunas, New Mexico 87031
Phone 505-604-2932 .


Belen Academy of Martial Arts Ray-Rae's Barber Shop
Belen Senior Center US Bank

Bosque Farms
Bosque Farms Senior Center

Los Lunas
Fred Luna Senior Center
Safe Site
The Branch US Bank (by Albertsons)

Isleta Pueblo
Isleta Elementary School Isleta Elder Center

Rio Communities
Del Rio Senior Center

Three (3) or four (4) times each year, we send care packages to members of the military, many of whom have ties to Valencia County, New Mexico.


Suggested Items to Donate for Our Troop Care Packages

Food Items: (Snack size, if possible)   Please NO HOME-BAKED GOODS.

  • Candies individually wrapped Pop Tarts
    Chewing Gum Pringles
    Coffee Singles Protein Bars
    Dried Fruit (Raisins, etc.) Shelf Stable Microwavable Items
    Fruit in pop top cans/cups Single serving Drink Mix Tubes (Kool Aid, Crystal Light, etc.)
    Fruit Rollups Single serving packs of coffee
    Granola Bars Slim Jimís
    Green Chile/Small Cans or Bags Sunflower/Pumpkin Seeds & Nuts
    Individual Green Tea bags or tubes Trail Mix
    Instant Oatmeal Tuna/Chicken/Salmon foil pouches
    Jerky small packages Vienna Sausage small pop-top cans
    Microwave Popcorn

    Toiletries (travel size):

    Bath Soap Lotion
    Conditioner Q tips
    Dental Floss Shampoo
    Deodorant Shave GEL (NO AEROSOL)
    Disposable Razors Sunscreen
    Emery boards, nail clippers, tweezers Toothbrushes
    Foot Powder Toothpaste
    Insect Repellent (NO AEROSOL) Wet Wipes travel size
    Lip Balm


    Pens and pencils Pocket word/math game books