Coupon Project – National Guard
- Clip all coupons. Uncut coupons are no longer accepted and will be discarded.
- Clip the following types of coupons:
- Manufacturers’ coupons (food and non-food)
- Local Stores (Target, Fry’s, JC Penney, etc.)
- Expiration dates for the National Guard are always several weeks in the future. For example, for June 2015 the expiration date was July 20. That date can change month-to-month. Watch for the Friday Morning Message or go to TWOQC website calendar to confirm the date.
- Coupons submitted in June each year are tallied. They are included in the contribution made by TWOQC in the annual July 4 collection to support military families. The coupons are not totaled for submissions from July through May.
- Separate into food and non-food.
- Food is any non-medication item that is swallowed.
- Non-food includes baby and pet products and over-the counter medications (aspirin, cold remedies, vitamins, etc.) and restaurants, as well as all other non-food products.
- Food coupons do not have to be separated into categories. Put them in a plastic bag or envelope marked “Food”
- Separate the non-food only into categories. Place them in plastic bags or envelopes marked with the category, or paperclip them together.
- Baby products
- Pet products
- Laundry supplies
- Household cleaning supplies
- Dental and mouth care
- Eye care
- Paper products
- Grooming products (shampoo, hair coloring, cosmetics, deodorant, body soap)
- Feminine products
- Over the Counter medications such as non-prescription medications, cold remedies vitamins, etc.
- Miscellaneous: Any item that does not fit one of the preceding categories, such as office supplies, batteries, toys, etc.
- Leave off the coupons at the home of Janet and Lois Connell
Download this information in a PDF: Coupon Project Instructions – Local Natl Guard (7.17.15)
Coupon Project – Overseas
See Instructions for the Local National Guard for processing those coupons only
- Clip Manufacturers’ coupons only. Uncut coupons are no longer accepted and will be discarded.
- Can use coupons with an expiration date up to the middle of the previous month (example: For July 2015, include coupons with an expiration date of June 15, 2015 or later)
- Separate into food and non-food
- All baby and pet products and over-the counter medications (aspirin, cold remedies, vitamins, etc.) are included in non-food
- Food is any non-medication item that is swallowed. Chewing gum is non-food, sports drinks are food.
- Separate into face value within categories
- Count coupons by face value. Do not count coupons that have no monetary face value, such as “Buy One Get One Free” or “Buy 2 Get the Third One Half Off”.
- Write the count by value on a separate sheet or on the envelope. The Unit Coordinator can provide you with a calculation sheet upon request.
- Leave off at one of the following locations:
- Unit 11: Judy Poffenbarger
- Unit 23: Peggy Richmond
- No uncut coupons. Uncut coupons are no longer accepted and will be discarded.
- No restaurant coupons or chain stores. These are not redeemable overseas.
- No coupons with an expiration date earlier than the 15th of the previous month.
- No internet coupons.
Download this information in a PDF: Coupon Project Instructions – Overseas (7.9.15)
Page updated on July 17, 2015 · Archived on December 10, 2016