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,
Gloria Chavez-Sampson
PO Box 743
Los Lunas, New Mexico 87031
Phone 505-263-9732 .

DROP-OFF LOCATIONS

Belen

Belen Senior Center

Ray-Rae's Barber Shop
Belen Academy of Martial Arts
Bosque Farms

Bosque Farms Senior Center
Los Lunas

State Employees Credit Union
The Branch
Fred Luna Senior Center

Isleta Pueblo

Isleta Elementary School
Isleta Elder Center

Rio Communities

Del Rio Senior Center

Three or Four 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)

NO RAMEN NOODLES or HOME-BAKED GOODS, please.

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

Toiletries (travel size):

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

Other

(We do NOT need books or golf balls)

  • Pens & Pencils
  • Pocket Word/Math Game Books