It's Easy to Volunteer with Youth for Troops

Whether you are looking for a monthly volunteer commitment or an once-a-year opportunity, we have many volunteer opportunities that allow individuals from 0 to 100 years old to support our active military, veterans and their families.  Scroll throw the list below to learn more about each opportunity.  Some events require pre-registration, but most do not.  Please contact us if you have any questions.  We look forward to seeing you!

Volunteer Opportunities

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When you shop using AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to our nonprofit.  By selecting Youth For Troops as your charity, you are helping us to continue providing to our military members around the world.

Click Here for a list of items that are always in high demand and help us continue our mission. 

Care Packages for Deployed Troops

Join us as we assemble 100+ care packages for deployed service members.  This is a fun opportunity for the young, old and anyone in between to serve together for the benefit of our deployed service members.  Families, co-workers, friends and groups are welcome to attend.

When: 2nd Monday of each month (Unloading & setup varies): Please contact us at for details.

Where: The Community Room (Suite 360), Outlets at Anthem

Registration: Not required

Plastic Mats for Homeless Veterans

Help make portable sleeping mats for homeless veterans.  Individuals, families, and groups will help sort and cut plastic shopping bags that are then rolled into plarn balls. Knowledgeable volunteers will crochet the plarn balls into mats.  No crochet knowledge is necessary to participate in this event.  Open to all ages.


When: 3rd Tuesday of each month, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Where: Anthem Civic Building

Registration: Not required

First Tuesday Social with The Enclave at Anthem

Join us as we build friendships and share stories with the residents of The Enclave at Anthem. Our afternoons together will include a themed project.  All ages welcome.

When: 1st Tuesday of every month, 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Where: The Enclave at Anthem

Registration: Not required

Appreciation Card Drive for Care Packages

 If your group or organization desires to show appreciation, contact us about coordinating a card writing event. We provide the cards and will forward them in care packages for deployed service members and backpacks for homeless veterans.

When: Ongoing

Where:  Various locations

Registration: Contact us to get involved

Below is a list of drop off centers where you can take your donated items.

Click here for a list of donated items that we are in great need of.

Click here for a list of items needed on a monthly basis.

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