FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 21, 2016
MEDIA CONTACTS: Carole Trottere, Rebecca Cheng, Sam Marksheid, and Vicki DiStefano | (516) 869-7794
North Hempstead to Host Third Annual Veterans Donation Drive
North Hempstead, NY – North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth, the Town Board, and the Veterans Advisory Committee are proud to be hosting the 3rd 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 9 and will be delivered to the Northport Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center before the holidays.
“Our Veterans Donation Drive allows our residents and employees to give back to those who served our country. We are excited to be continuing this yearly tradition to collect items for the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center,” 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, located at 1601 Marcus Avenue in New Hyde Park; Town Hall, located at 220 Plandome Road in Manhasset; and Michael J. Tully Park Aquatic Activity Center, located at 1801 Evergreen Avenue in New Hyde Park.
For more information, please call 311 or (516) 869-6311.
The Town of North Hempstead officials with gift-wrapped donation boxes in front of the Christmas tree at the Northport VA.