• Care Package for Williamsburg!

    Hi Friends! 

       Williamsburg is all about giving back and we have the perfect way to celebrate the Fourth of July and your freedom! Aromas (our favorite coffee shop) and The Hound's Tale are gathering items to send off to our troops. The Shoe Attic has decided to join in on the fun and offer a 10% discount to anyone who donates an item on the approved list. All donations must be in by July 20th and can be dropped off at either locations, Aromas or Hounds Tale, conveniently on either side of The Shoe Attic. These Care Packages will be sent off to our Service Men, Women and Dogs!! Yup I said it DOGS!!!! Hand written notes, pictures, monetary donations, and approved items (see list below) are welcome!!! 

     So here is the deal, you can bring in your items to The Shoe Attic and we will hand you a certificate honoring 10% off your next purchase! Share all your treats for the troops with your friends on InstaGram and what they can do to help, then tag The Shoe Attic for 15% off.  You can provide one or ten items, we will honor our discount! On July 19th we will be taking all of the items you have dropped off to Aromas to ship off to the troops! 

      Remember these are the people who protect us, who keep us safe at night, who have left their friends and family to ensure we live in a better place. Show them how much you appreciate them! Show them how special and treasured they are! Thank them for everything they do! 

    I have written up the list of approved items. You can pick up a list in store as well! 

    Remember you can bring one or ten items! Anything will help! 


    Items for Our K9 Friends

    • K9 Cooling Collars (summer months)
    • K9 Blankets (winter months)
    • K9 Boots, Medium and Large (all year)
    • K9 Doggles (all year)
    • Collapsible Nylon Dog Bowls
    • Kong 3"
    • Large Rope Chews
    • K9 Shampoo and Conditioner 
    • K9 Grooming Tools-Combs, Brushes, etc. 
    • K9 Nail Clippers
    • K9 Beds or Sleeping Mats
    • K9 Toothpaste and Toothbrush
    • K9 Eye Drops
    • K9 Ear Wash
    • K9 Advantix, Flea and Tic Treatment
    • K9 Salves for Paws and Noses
    • Towels to wipe paws
    • True Chews Chicken Jerky 
    • True Chews Beef Bully Sticks
    • K9 Treats Made in the USA ONLY!


    Items for our Service Men and Women


    • Beef Jerky
    • Coffee/Tea/Hot cocoa
    • Sugar and Creamers
    • Condiments-Hot Sauce, Ketchup, etc. 
    • Lemonade Mix, Ice Tea Mix, Crystal Light
    • Powered Gatorade
    • Instant Foods / Oatmeal / Grits / Ragu Express
    • Crackers and Cheese
    • Power Bards
    • Dried Fruit
    • Microwable Popcorn 
    • Bubble Gum, Hard Candy
    • Instant Soup
    • Tuna / Small Canned Foods
    • Chex Mix / Chips in Container / No Bags!
    • Fruit Cups
    • Peanut Butter and Jelly
    • Salad Dressings / No Glass Bottles
    • Rice, microwavable 
    • Meals, Microwavable
    Personal Hygiene
    • Deodorant
    • Toothbrushes and Toothpaste
    • Dental Floss
    • Eyeglass Lens Cleaner
    • Soap, Shampoo, Conditioner
    • Combs and Brushes
    • Lip Balm or Chapstick
    • Sun Block
    • Clorox Wipes
    • Baby Wipes
    • Moisturizing Eye Drops 
    • Saline Nasal Spray
    • Hand Cream
    • Liquid Hand Sanitizer
    • Nail Files and Nail Clippers
    • Kleenex (travel size)
    • Eye Drops (for dry eyes)
    • Throat Lozenges and/or Cough Drops 
    • Neck Scarves
    • Hand Warmers
    • Breath Mints
    • Heavy Duty Socks

    For Females .... Alright ladies now let's get in formation!!!!

    • Feminine Hygiene Products 
    • Hair Bands and Hair Clips
    • Nail Polish and Remover Wipes
    • Nail Clippers, Nail Files, Emory Boards
    • Q-Tips
    • Hairy Spray (pump)
    • Small Mirrors
    • Shampoo and Conditioner
    • Soap
    • Cotton Balls

    Extra Goodies! 

    • Paperback Books and Magazines 
    • Electronic Hand Held Games
    • Playing Cards
    • Yo-Yos
    • All-in-one Tools
    • Board Games
    • Duct Tape 
    • Movies DVD new or used
    • Crossword or Sudoko Puzzle Books
    • Cigars AAAA, AA, C, D batteries 
    • Writing Materials 

    Thanks so much for your help!


       ~ Brittany

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    • Monique Sowell says...

      Thanks so much Brittany! That was an amazingly wonderful blog and so sweet of you to do! We will repost it up on all our sites as well! Thanks for your support and help!!! You rock!

      On July 06, 2016

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