02 August 2005

Angels' Favorite Online Shopping Sites

Soldiers’ Angels Store – Boots, sand scarves, calling cards, T-Shirts, coins, pins, care packages, etc. All purchases made through the Soldiers' Angels Store are considered donations, and all donations to Soldiers' Angels are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Please consult your tax advisor.

Military and Law Enforcement Gear
Tactical clothing, boots, and equipment, vitamins, body building supplements. Gift cards available from many of these companies.
ActionGear Brigade Quartermasters
Eagles of War - Screaming Eagle collectables, surplus, clothing, and insignia.
Extreme Outfitters - Free APO/FPO and UPS Ground shipping on all orders over $99.
GK Factory Outlet on eBay - check often for good prices on CoolMax shirts, etc.
Military Boots - Dedicated to delivering combat boots for all service branches from all the major brands. Check out their informative blog, too.
Mr. Militaria - also provides embroidery and sewing services.
Patriot Outfitters
Quantico Arms & Tactical Supply - Free APO/FPO and UPS Ground shipping on orders over $75.
Ranger Joe’s
Sgt Grit - Marine Specialities. "If we don't have it, Chesty wouldn't want it"
T.A.D. Gear (Triple Aught Design) - cool gear, cool site.
The Hangar - everything aviation, including reference manuals.
The Marine Shop - for Marines, by Marines.
Wings - aviation products (online catalog currently under contruction, check back)
U.S. Cavalry

Tobacco Products - Cigarettes, dip, snuff
Genuine Tobacco
Danny's Tobacco

Hometown Favorites – old favorites and hard to find.
Carols Candy Corner – they have Nascar candies ;-)

Cookies, Cakes, Specialty Food
Bake Me a Wish - Birthday cakes shipped to APOs.
Cookies Direct
Dunkin' Donuts
Hickory Farms Military Gifts
Mrs. Fields

Holiday, Party, and Patriotic stuff
Oriental Trading

Beef Jerky
Oberto Factory Store
Big John’s Beef Jerky - Military Specials with free shipping to APOs
House of Jerky - 15% military discount, free shipping. SA Partner.

Outdoor Gear, Heat Relief, Chillows, Gatorade!!
Heat Relief Depot - SA Discount available
Industrial Savings
Chillow - the high tech cooling pillow inserts.
ZippFizz.com - Some say better than Gatorade or other eletrolyte/energy drinks. Zip Fizz comes in a tube and is added to a sports bottle of water 16-24 oz. "I had my own son (Marine) test it. He loves it!!! Said send more!"

General from Overstocks, Closeouts, Surplus
Overstock Com - "You can find lots of things on this site for a fraction of the regular price and it's always just $2.95 for delivery."
Save on Closeouts
AW Surplus

General Food and Military Packages
Minimus Biz – A Soldiers’ Angel Partner *SA Discount available*
Military Care Packages Net
Giddy Gift Box
AULSuperStore - "Service is great prices are good & ships fast to my APO address."
Custom Care Package - Owner is former military.

Oconus.com - Overseas Military Portal featuring stores that offer APO/FPO Shipping

Greeting Cards
Cards4Heroes Comprehensive selection of over 1000 patriotic/military cards and gifts, including greeting cards, notecards, stationery and invitations for every service branch and every occasion. 10% of profits donated to military orgs.
Stockwell Greetings
Heather's Handmade Hobbies 15% discount for SA. Order by email to get discount.
Mom's Break Printable stationary.
Military.Com eCards

Vitamins, Over-the-Counter Drugs, Personal Hygiene Items, etc.
Drugstore Com
WorldPrep has a great selection of safety and disaster kits, as well as the Military Personal Comfort Kit.
Military Vitamins - large variety of high-quality vitamins and nutritional supplements. 10% of profits donated to Soldiers' Angels and other military support groups.
Royal Jelly Store - Burt's Bees products.

Electrical Supplies for Soldiers
International Electrical Supplies

Shipping Info and Supplies
US Postal Service General Support Troops Info
US Postal Service, Flat Rate Boxes
US Postal Service Postage Calculator
USPS Online Customs Forms - Tired of filling out customs forms by hand? Complete and print at home. Most of you will need to use Form 2976-A.

Coupons and Codes
Coupon Saver Coupons, coupon codes and promotional codes - 15,000+ coupons updated daily.
FabulousSavings.com Saving online shoppers money since 1999 with thousands of merchant-approved coupons.
ShoppingGuru.com Find out what's on sale at all your favorite shopping sites!
Coupon Cabin
Coupon Craze
Current Codes "This site gives you those codes you need to get an added discount. It lists bunches of places the codes are for!"

Life’s an Expedition by dj runnels - "This site has some very interesting items like nice hand-made soaps that both men and women seem to like. 10% discount on sales to members of Soldier's Angels who are shipping to Military addresses."

AAFES – Most items Military ID card holders only.
Here's two great AAFES offers available for purchase by non-military personnel:
- Prepaid Phone Cards: Handy "Units vs. Minutes" chart, info on buying for a specific military member or to make a donation, "Ship to Shore" prepaid cards, etc.
- AAFES Gift Cards: Can be redeemed by military personnel at all AAFES (BX, PX, etc.) locations around the world including deployed areas.

And don't forget to make all of your online purchases through affiliate merchants of Buy for Charity. That way part of your purchase price is donated to Soldiers' Angels! More information here.

Please leave updates and ideas for new sites in the comments section. Thanks!

1 comment:

Sandra said...

Thank you so very much for writing such an informative post. It helps to know what to send in care pages and the best "deals."