Donate Expired Coupons

The next time you are cleaning out your coupon binder, don't throw away those expired coupons or coupons you won't use. Simply sort them into two categories, food and non-food, and send them to Military Families overseas.  They are allowed to use coupons up to 6 months after their expiration dates. Most families stationed overseas only have one person working because it is much harder to get a job in a foreign country. These coupons can be a huge help to them. 

Good Coupons.
  • Only "Manufacturer's Coupons" can be used.
  • They can be from the newspaper, dispensers in grocery stores, tear-pads, and elsewhere as long as they state "Manufacturer's Coupon" on them. 
Bad Coupons.
  • No assistance vouchers.
  • No food stamps.
  • No store coupons.
  • No restaurant coupons.
  • No Internet coupons.
Sort & Pack the Coupons.
  • Pack them separated in sandwich or quart-size plastic bags.
  • Bases usually have a grocery store and a department store.
  • Separate food, baby products, and non-food coupons to help the base volunteers and personnel send them to the right stores.
  • Don't use rubber bands, paper clips, etc...
Mark the Bags.
  • Write "food," "baby," "non-food" on the outside of each bag.
  • Write the approximate value on the outside of the bag.
  • Use the maximum value printed on any "buy one, get one free" offers.
  • If none is printed, estimate.
What is "Food"?
  • Food can be eaten or drank by humans for nourishment.
  • Chewing gum and mints are considered food.
What is non-food?
  • Housewares, animal food, vitamins, etc...are not food.
Direct Addresses

Atsugi, Japan
U.S. Naval Air Facility
Navy FSC
PSC 477 Box 32
FPO AP 96306

Bamburg, Germany 
Bamberg ACS
ACS—279th  BSB
Unit 27535
APO AE, 09139

Brussels, Belgium 
Unit 21420, Box 6675
APO AE 09705

Grafenwoehr, Germany
ACS - 409th BSB
APO AE 09114

Ikego, Japan
PSC 474, Box 700
FPO AP 96351-0007

Here are a few more groups you could send your coupons to:

Send Expired Coupons to:
(no more than 60 days expired)
Attn: EXPIRED Troopons
Support Our Troops
P.O. Box 70
Daytona Beach, FL 32115-007

Send Active Coupons to
(at least 3 months remaining)
Attn: ACTIVE Troopons
Support Our Troops
P.O. Box 70
Daytona Beach, FL 32115-007

This info was found at Support Our Troops 

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