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Thursday November 21, 2013Salute Those Who Serve: Military Donation Drive

Gainesville, Fla.

The University of Florida football team will be “Saluting Those Who Serve” throughout the game on Saturday, as the Gators host Georgia Southern. Prior to the game, the Military Support Group of Alachua County will have a tent set up outside the Stephen C. O’Connell Center to collect donation items for U.S. troops that are currently overseas.


Donations will be accepted from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Verizon FanFest, which will be located outside of the O’Connell Center, off of Gale Lemerand Drive. Suggested items to donate include toiletries, snacks and miscellaneous items such as playing cards and crossword puzzle books. Perishable or home backed food items are unable to be accepted.


More information on the Military Donation Drive, including a complete list of donation suggestions as well as what cannot be accepted can be found at

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