To the official website for the 2022 Stockings For Soldier's community project.
This year marks the 19th 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: Our "Stocking Store" is in the same location as last year. Thank you to the very great generosity of the Acadia Realty Trust Company, we are located in the Brandywine Town Center in North Wilmington, Delaware.
Our address is:
Brandywine Town Center
5300 Brandywine Parkway
Wilmington, Delaware 19803
(just off of Naamans Road and Route 202)
Our only entrance is in the front of the Brandywine Town Center, to the right of Bob’s Furniture directly underneath our "Stockings for Soldiers" banner. Please see our location page for all of the details.
Click the following button to learn of ways to help our project:
We are asking volunteers to DROP OFF donations starting
Monday, October 10th through
Thursday November 17th, 2022.
Our project will be completed by
December 2nd, 2022.
Please check our calendar for NEW limited DAYTIME drop off hours on SOME Tuesdays and Thursdays starting in October.
Volunteer hours will start on Oct. 10th. Our doors will open from 6:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. Mondays through Thursdays in the evenings only Over the next eight weeks, 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 1,200 boxes packed with 8,500 homemade, personalized Christmas Stockings that were filled with over 33,000 pounds of goodies.
Please remember that the BEST way to help us is to purchase the goodies for the stockings. 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 31st 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.
THANK YOU, Everyone. See You All in October.
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
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.
THANK YOU to the good folks at FedEx for shipping our 1,200 boxes to Chicago's Postal Center.