Flight attendant gathers gifts for soldiers

GOODY BOXES—Chaplain Kevin Winemiller, left, and another soldier prepare to distribute packages provided by Project Holiday Stockings last year. Troops on the front lines in Iraq received the care packages filled with toiletries, snacks and other items.

Over the past seven years Denise Snavely has shipped thousands of packages containing gifts for U.S. troops serving on bases in the Middle East.

The gifts provide service men and women a direct connection home, said the Oak Park resident...

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