Photo by Mason Callejas

Wednesday night, Blue Star Mothers of Maricopa put together 15 packages to be sent overseas to the crew of the USS Fitzgerald. Items were donated and military vets stepped up to pay shipping costs. The Fitzgerald lost seven sailors when it collided with a shipping vessel. The cause is under intense investigation. Blue Star Mothers (women with children in military service) packed the boxes with hygiene products, snacks and games. Learn more