4th of July Treats for the Troops

Our FUMC PX will collect snacks and toiletries for care packages for our troops at the MIssions Table on Sundays, June 23 and 30. You may also bring your donations to the church office on weekdays. For home pick up, contact Bill Downs, 972-596-5486. You can donate:


  • Baby wipes

  • body wash/bath gel

  • body lotion

  • ChapStick (brand only)

  • conditioner

  • deodorant (men and women)

  • eye drops (individual)

  • foot powder

  • feminine hygiene products

  • handy wipes (Germex packs)

  • laundry tabs

  • lens wipes

  • razors (disposable)

  • shaving cream or gel

  • shampoo

  • soap

  • sun block

  • toothpaste/toothbrush


  • beef jerky/Slim Jims

  • breakfast bars

  • cheese/peanut butter crackers

  • cookies (Girl Scout)

  • coffee/hot chocolate (instant)

  • drink mix (Crystal Lite)

  • fruit snacks

  • Goldfish

  • hard candy

  • nuts: peanuts, almonds, cashews, pecans

  • popcorn (microwave)

  • pretzels

  • sunflower seeds

  • snack bars

  • tea bags

  • trail mix

Monetary donations are always welcome to defray the cost of USPS postage of $16.75 per box. Checks should be made out to "FUMC Plano" with "FUMC PX" in the memo line.


We are changing the mission for the PX to a support members of our church with family in the military. This includes mailing cards and care packages so that our church can thank them for their service and pray for them. To do this, we need your help. If you have a family member serving in the military fill out the form above. We also have forms in the Gathering Area. Turn those into the front office.


To everyone at First United Methodist Church Plano, thank you so much for the care package! The snacks and crystal light are greatly appreciated and will quickly be consumed while we are out flying. We look forward to enjoying the popcorn when we watch movies in our downtime! Thank you again for thinking of me and for all of your support. We all really appreciate it!

-Lt. Michael Barney, Active Duty in Qatar