Colton Lind, a highschool senior. has decided to start a donation drive for the Future Soldier Program.

Submitted by Abigail Simone

Germantown, Tennesseee--December 2nd--This year, Colton Lind, as part of his Capstone project, has decided to start a donation drive to support the Future Soldier program with the local Army office here in Memphis. This will help those in need that aren’t able to afford basic hygiene items. This program pertains to high school Seniors and grads that have already joined the Army and are just waiting to ship out. Young men and women come from all over the city with diverse economic situations. Colton would like to raise enough in donations to be able to purchase the basic Items they’ll need before going to boot camp. He will be working closely with Sgt. Schoonover to help approximately 40 future soldiers (both men and women) in our Memphis area before they ship out around the Christmas holidays. Colton is asking for a $10 donation or $10 worth of any items on his list. The Honors Academy students will receive one hour of donation credit for their donation. Please leave your items with your name attached so you will receive credit. The deadline for collections will be December 15th. To learn more catch Colton Lind on WREG’s Live at 9, on December 8that 9:00 AM.
Colton Lind(Above)
Where to Drop Off
Please drop off donations to
1802 Farish Downs Ct.,
Collierville, in Almadale Farms.
I’ll have a large blue bin by my garage door for drop offs.
You can text Colton at
901-860-8677 with questions.
Please see the list below. Items need to be 3.4 ozs. or less to meet TSA regulations.
Shampoo - less than 3.4 ozs
Conditioner - 3.4 ozs.
Bar of Soap
Toothpaste - travel size
Stick Deodorant (non-aerosol)
Shaving cream (non-aerosol)
Disposable safety shaving razor (non electric)
Foot powder/baby powder
(Travel size)
Wash cloth
Combination lock
White polyester athletic socks
(No logos)
*Items need to be travel size.
We must adhere to the TSA
Regulations for airline travel.
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