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Nursing Department Kicks off Annual Care Packages for Troops Campaign

September 11, 2017 Tags: Advancement & Alumni , Global , School of Health Sciences , Service

The Nursing Department officially kicked off their Annual Care Packages for Troops campaign today at a special flag ceremony honoring Flight Nurse and Alum, Captain Abby Cooper Coccagna ’12.

Event CollageArmy ROTC cadets folded an American flag that was flown by Captain Coccagna in Afghanistan in honor of the Nursing Department. Abby’s parents were in attendance while Abby attended via FaceTime from Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. The flag will be displayed in the nursing department in Sullivan Hall.

Care packages are now being assembled to send overseas to the troops. Below is a list of items that can be donated. Collection boxes are located in 204 Sullivan and 228 Padua. Donations are being accepted now through December 8th.

Donations List