Ship Care Packages to your College Bound Kids!

Ship Care Packages:

Express your love and ship your care packages with us today, we have the right packaging material to ensure that your care package arrives safely and on time. Your loved ones would appreciate it. After the excitement of being on their own wears off, students typically find themselves longing for home.

And while the last thing some students may want is to have their parents visiting every weekend, care packages and letters from home are almost always appreciated. It’s a constant reminder that you’re not going through (the transition to college life) alone, It takes you away from the textbooks for a minute. It really puts a smile on their faces.

Care Packages for Students:

Find Correct College Address:

First and foremost, find out where it needs to be sent. Call the college and see if packages can be delivered to the student’s dorm or should they be sent through the college’s student post office. It is also a good idea to get a return receipt, or get tracking for your care packages. This way it is easily tracked if the package should get lost.Take your package to Neighborhood Parcel and they will help you package and ship it to anywhere in the world at some of the lowest rates.

Perishable Items

Anything that may perish within three days is not a good idea to send. This is especially true if the package cannot be delivered directly to your college student’s dorm room.

Send Items They Can Use

Towels, toiletries and laundry detergent are just a few items that any college student would appreciate. Keep them stocked up with these items instead of sending the money for them. This saves them time.

Send Extra

Dorm friends abound, especially when a package arrives. Send a little extra for your college student to share.

Get Personal

Personal items such as pictures of the family dog can uplift any college student out of the studying and too busy funk. Try a humorous card with a personal note, it will make a great memory for them.

Care Packages Ideas:

Food Items for Care Packages

  • Potato chips
  • Corn Chips
  • Pretzels
  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Hot cocoa
  • Ramen noodles
  • Canned pasta meals
  • Cookies
  • Mints
  • Gum
  • Candy bars or other chocolate
  • Microwave popcorn
  • Mac and Cheese
  • Instant oatmeal

Personal Items for Care Packages

  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Feminine napkins
  • Tampons
  • Shower shoes
  • Lotion
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Towel
  • Wash cloth
  • Toothbrush holder
  • Makeup
  • Deodorant
  • Contact lens solution
  • Hairspray

School Supplies

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Paper – lined or plain
  • Notebooks
  • Sticky notes
  • Highlighters
    Other Items for Care Packages
  • Roll of quarters, dimes, nickels for laundry room.
  • Laundry detergent
  • Fabric softener
  • Recent magazine
  • Recent hometown newspaper
  • Motivational book
  • Devotional book
  • Air freshener
  • Paper towels
  • Napkins
  • Dish soap
  • Dish cloth
  • Phone card
  • Envelopes
  • Stamps
  • Pictures of recent event
  • Photo album
  • Letters and drawings from younger siblings
  • Video of family sending their love
  • Blank CDs
  • Holiday decorations
  • All purpose spray cleaner
  • Trash can liners 
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