Dear Wonderful Stockings For Soldiers Friends,

Thank you for your emails and calls regarding our upcoming 17th year of sending our great personalized stockings to our brave deployed members of the military.

YES - at this point, we would like to try to continue with our project. Our great friends at ACADIA Realty Trust have given us permission to use their space, once again, for our Stocking Store.
And our wonderful Sewing Volunteers have been busy sewing stockings for us and the great folks at Bombas will be sending us a large quantity of their amazing socks for our troops. Yeay!!! We’re off to a great start, maybe.

We are still waiting to see what our Governor will do about group gatherings like we do, and we are checking with the Defense Department to see if they will allow us to send our stockings to our deployed troops this year.

So other than having these few questions, we're hopeful about opening at 6:30 P.M. on October 5th, 2020. Stay tuned for further updates.

We'll keep you all posted as we learn more information.

THANK YOU, all, so much for your great assistance, kindness, generosity and love for our troops. If all goes well, we're all looking forward to seeing you all again in our Stocking Store.
Be well.

Judy and all the Team Leaders.

Welcome . . . Welcome . . .

To the official new website for the 2020 Stockings For Soldiers community project.

This year marks the 17th 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.

Our "Stocking Store" is in the same location as last year. Thanks to the great
generosity of the Acadia Realty Trust Company, we are located within the
Brandywine Town Center in North Wilmington, Delaware.
Our 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.

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 5th through Thursday November 19th, 2020.  Our project will be completed by December 4th, 2020.

Volunteer hours will start on Oct. 5th. Our doors will open from 6:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. Mondays through Thursdays in the evenings only Over the next nine 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 1,500 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 remember 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 Project Shopping List.  Please hold a collection drive to help us to get enough goodies for the stockings.

We are very blessed to have so many volunteers sew stockings for us. Please be sure to get your sewn stockings to us by October 29th so we can prepare them for stuffing in early November. THANK YOU all so very much for all you do for our troops and our community project.

IMPORTANT - Corona Virus Concerns:  We will be ever alert to the guidelines set by the authorities and Acadia Realty Trust Company in how we will run the project this year.  Because our great Stocking Store is so large, we do not anticipate any overcrowding.  We will have more information for our volunteers as we get closer to October.  Thank You for your patience.

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:

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 and click on the "Learn more about AmazonSmile" for all of the details.

THANK YOU to the good folks at FedEx for providing a tractor trailor to bring our 1,500 boxes to Chicago's Postal Center to save us increased postage costs.

Special Guests Over The Years

Darth Vader

"Bad Guys Doing Good"

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

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Delaware State Auditor Thomas Wagner

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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