Welcome . . . Welcome . . .

To the official new website for the 2019 Stockings For Soldiers community project.

This year marks the 16th consecutive year of our community effort to send personalized Holiday greetings to our brave young men and women in uniform serving their Country half-way around the world.

Important: Once again, our "Stocking Store" is in a new location this year.
Thanks to the great generosity of the Acadia Realty Trust Company,
we are now located within the Brandywine Town Center
in North Wilmington, Delaware. Our new address is:

Brandywine Town Center
5131 Brandywine Parkway
Wilmington, Delaware 19803
(just off of Naamans Road and Route 202)

We are located in the front of the Town Center between Kirkland's and the Guitar Center.
Please visit our location page for all of the details.

A Special Request: Please plan to bring your donations to our
NEW Stocking Store as soon as you can so we will be ready to
start stuffing the stockings. Thanks so much.

Click the following button to learn of ways to help our project:

How To Help

We are asking volunteers to DROP OFF donations starting Monday, October 7th through Friday December 6th, 2019.

Volunteer hours will start on Oct. 7th. Our doors will open from 6:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. from Mondays through Thursdays in the evenings only. Over the next eight weeks, we will be personalizing each stocking with the recipient's name, collecting the needed goodies, sorting all the donations, stuffing the stockings with goodies, boxing them and shipping them to troops in the remotest regions of the world. Previously, our boxes have gone to Afghanistan, Iraq, Egypt, Israel, Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan, Kosovo, Romania, Poland, Djibouti, Chad, South Korea and parts unknown.

Last year, over 1000 great volunteers helped us to mail out 1,400 boxes packed with 10,000 homemade, personalized Christmas Stockings that were filled with over 45,500 pounds of goodies. We also made and shipped 2,200 polar fleece blankets and 400 knitted hats for our troops.

Please remeber that the BEST way to help us is to purchase the goodies for the stockings.  We only need 10,000 of every item on our Shopping List.  Please hold a collection drive to help us to get enough goodies for the stockings.

We are very blessed to have many ready-to-go- stockings for this coming year, so for our fabulous sewing volunteers, please reduce the number of stockings that you will send us.  THANK YOU so very much for all you do for our troups and our community project.

THANK YOU, Everyone. See You All in October.

Judy Travis
Project Founder & Coordinator

Stockings for Soldiers – Delaware, Inc.
1911 Foulk Road
Wilmington, DE 19810

501.c.3 Tax ID # 27-0604668

To contact us, write to: Judy@StockingsForSoldiers.org

Click here to make a tax deductible donation


Support our project everytime you shop at Amazon. Designate "Stockings for Soldiers Delaware" as your charity of choice and Amazon will make a donation to our project for each online purchase you make. There is NO additional cost to you and you will be supporting our deployed troops. Go to smile.amazon.com and click on the "Learn more about AmazonSmile" for all of the details.

Thanks to the good folks at FedEx for providing a tractor trailor truck and driver to drive our stocking boxes to Chicago's Postal Center.

Special Guests Over The Years

Delaware's Gov. John Carney

Delaware's Gov. John Carney & his wife, Tracey helping our project to support our troops

Delaware State Police Troop #1

Delaware's Gov. Jack Markell and Mrs. Judy Faunce, one of Delaware's special Gold Star Mothers

The Cigna Corporation

Delaware State Representative, Deborah Hudson (middle)

Dr. Jill Biden

Delaware's Attorney General Beau Biden

Bus52 (Bus52.com)

Delaware State Auditor Thomas Wagner

Vice President-Elect Joe Biden

US Senator Tom Carper

US Rep. Mike Castle

We would not be successful without the support of the business community and individuals.

Click Here for a list of Donors


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