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Local boy sends over 1,000 military care packages

by Bradly Gill | August 26, 2021 at 12:00 a.m.
Courtesy photo Huck Plyler prepares to send off a batch of care packages to deployed military. Huck's Military Care Package Project has delivered more than 1,000 care packages to members of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Huck Plyler is the ten-year-old son of Caleb and Briana Plyler who started "Huck's Military Care Package Program" in 2016 to support members of the military.

He attends Spring Hill Elementary in Springhill, Arkansas. Huck started the project because of what the military does for our country; in Huck's words, "We do this because they help us, so we help them."

Huck's project is comprised of putting together care packages for members of the military that are currently deployed. Previous packages have been sent to deployed military in the Horn of Africa and other areas. His care packages include items such as non-perishable snacks, lip balm, sun screen, personal hygiene products, socks and more. Huck has sent 1,100 care packages.

Those would like to donate items to Huck's project may do so at the following drop off businesses: Hempstead County Farm Bureau at 1902 E 3rd Street No. 3 Hope, Ar and OPED at 625 Adams in Camden.

For monetary donation, checks can be made payable to Huck Plyler - Huck's Military Care Package Project and sent to Briana Plyler 1748 Hempstead 7, Hope, Ar. 71801 Attn: Huck Military Care Package Project.

Those wishing to submit addresses can call 870-723-0604 or message the Huck's Military Care Package Project page on Facebook.

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