FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 30, 2014
MEDIA CONTACTS: Carole Trottere, Ryan Mulholland, Sam Marksheid, and Rebecca Cheng | (516) 869-7794
North Hempstead to Host Veterans Donation Drive
North Hempstead, NY – North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth, the Town Board, and the Veterans Advisory Committee, are proud to announce the 1st Annual Veterans donation drive. Residents will have the opportunity to donate personal care items, clothing and more at several locations throughout the Town. Items will be gathered through December 12th and will be delivered to the Northport VA Medical Center.
“After we put together our Veterans Advisory Committee, we looked for more ways to get our community involved in giving back to those who have served our country. The Veterans donation drive makes it easy for residents to contribute to this wonderful cause,” said Supervisor Judi Bosworth.
Requested items include: liquid body soap, unscented body lotion, hair brushes, combs, deodorant, shaving cream, nail clippers, quad track razors, toothpaste (medium tube), toothbrushes, denture adhesive, denture cleanser, trial sized shampoo, clothing of all types (sizes large and up), silk scarves, hair accessories, ladies’ slippers, costume jewelry, small notepads, address books, lap blankets (approx. 36”x42”), powdered laundry detergent, coffee, new or gently used luggage (with wheels), plastic hangers, Forever postage stamps, phone cards, Shop & Stop gift cards, Petco gift cards and crayons, coloring books for children, new or used computers and Best Buy gift cards for webcams.
Donations can be dropped off at Clinton G. Martin Park, 1601 Marcus Avenue in New Hyde Park, Town Hall, 220 Plandome Road in Manhasset, Michael J. Tully Park Aquatic Activity Center, 1801 Evergreen Avenue in New Hyde Park and the North Hempstead “Yes We Can” Community Center, 141 Garden Street in New Cassel.
For more information, please call 311 or 516-869-6311.
North Hempstead’s 1st Annual Veterans donation drive will be accepting donations at: Clinton G. Martin Park, Town Hall, the Michael J. Tully Park Aquatic Activity Center and the North Hempstead “Yes We Can” Community Center.