Blue Star Mothers Collection

The Paradies Shops have partnered with the Blue Star Mothers to collect items for troops stationed abroad. Items can be left in donation boxes located in all Tulsa International Airport shops. Items collected will be delivered to the Blue Star Mothers who will box and ship them to soldiers in need. A number of items including travel-size tooth paste, tooth brushes, mouth wash and deodorant can be purchased in airport shops.

The following is a comprehensive list of supplies needed for the troops. Food items need to be individual-size and all toiletries are travel-size:

EZ-Mac & Cheese (NOT BOWLS)

Soup – READY TO EAT (pop top)

Tuna, chicken, or salmon pouches

Dried fruit (individual packets)

Beef jerky/Slim Jims (small or individual)

Instant oatmeal (individual packets)

Breakfast/granola bars

Crackers (individually wrapped packages)

Pop tarts

Ramen noodle packets (NOT BOWLS)

Sunflower seeds or trail mix (individual packets)

Coffee (individual)

Tea bags (individual)

Powdered drink mixes (individual packets)

Spiced apple cider (individual packets)

Candy (individually wrapped)

Cream/sugar packets

Baby wipes (resealable bag) uncented

Foot powder (travel size)

Eye drops (small)

Hand sanitizer (travel size)

Sunscreen (small lotion or gel)


Dental floss

Mouthwash (travel size)

Toothpaste (travel size)


Disposable razors

Tylenol/Advil (small bottles)

Cough drops


Socks (100% cotton or wool)

AAA or AA batteries

Ziploc bags (any size)

Puzzle books

Pens or mechanical pencils