Troopster Blog

COVID-19 Store Updates

Chelsea MandelloMar 25, '20

While the nation is closing down there are still 200,000 service members who are stationed or deployed overseas. Because U.S. troops are still serving and because there are still families, moms, dads, spouses, and friends, trying to support their loved ones overseas, Troopster wants to assure our supporters and customers, that at this time we are still operating and sending care packages overseas.

Volunteers pack 1,000 care packages for deployed sailors onboard USS Abraham Lincoln

Chelsea MandelloNov 16, '19

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Norfolk nonprofit Troopster and volunteers gathered in Virginia Beach on Saturday to pack care packages for sailors deployed during Christmas. The 4th Annual Holiday Pack Event took place at Beachside Social, where volunteers packed more than 1,000 care packages.

University of Miami Students assemble care packages for soldiers during Homecoming week

Chelsea MandelloNov 6, '19

Five days before Veterans Day, students at the University of Miami had the opportunity to give back to the men and women who serve in the South Florida area and overseas. Lined up outside the University Center pool, several tables were filled with everyday items, from baby wipes to rice krispie treats, all waiting to be packed by nearly 200 UM students participating in Homecoming’s Hurricanes Help the Hometown, an annual service day.

Nonprofit Builds Tiny Houses to Help Homeless Veterans

Chelsea MandelloNov 5, '19

Nonprofit organizations take a creative step to make a difference in the lives of thousands of homeless veterans by building tiny homes. While thousands of veterans are forced to the streets due to an array of mental health disorders, drug addictions, and disabilities, such as Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) these organizations have made it their mission to help house these veterans with homes of their own.