Items currently being sent by The Ships Project are listed under Currently Sending. 

Items listed under "Upcoming Needs" are not currently being sent due to the changing (often seasonal) needs of our troops. 

Currently Sending:

All Warm Items

  • Knitted, Crocheted, or Sewn
  • Hats, Slippers, Socks
  • Solid black items in 100% natural fiber yarns are needed for ground troops
  • Items in bright colors (acrylic, natural fiber, or blends) are needed for medical units and ships.
  • See the Item Guidelines and Approved Patterns pages for more information.

Knitted Socks

  • These should be true socks, to be worn under boots, NOT "slipper" socks. 
  • 100% Wool or other natural fiber.  No Blends or Synthetic Fibers
  • Black 
  • Dark Brown


Postage Donations

The Ships Project is funded entirely by donations which enable the items sent by members to reach the troops overseas.

Postage donations may be sent any time, either by check made out to "Ellen Harpin - The Ships Project"

or through PayPal to "ellens12 @" (no spaces) at the link below.


Upcoming Needs:

       The Ships Project will resume sending cool ties in the late spring.




The Ships Project is funded entirely by donations.  100% of all funds donated
go directly into the project to pay for the postage costs to send items to the troops.


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