2018-02-07 / News

Collection drive underway for veterans

The annual donation drive for veterans hospitalized in Veterans Administration medical centers and homeless veterans is underway in Sanilac County.

The Sanilac County Department of Veterans Affairs has teamed up with the Croswell American Legion, Sandusky VFW, Sandusky American Legion, Sandusky District Library and Peck American Legion for the project.

The collection drive is held during the month of February.

Suggestions for donations include: personal care items, crossword puzzle books, stamps, hairbrushes, lap robes, music CDs, finger and toenail clippers, tennis shoes, sweatshirts and sweatpants, laundry detergent, phone cards and monetary donations.

Items must be new. They can be dropped off during business hours at Sanilac County Veterans Affairs, 171 Dawson St., Suite 227, Sandusky; Croswell American Legion, 97 W. Harrington Rd., Croswell, Wednesday through Saturday from 3-10 p.m.; Sandusky VFW and Sandusky American Legion, 850 S. Sandusky Rd., Sandusky, Wednesdays from 8-10 a.m.; Sandusky District Library, 55 E. Sanilac Ave., Sandusky; and Peck American Legion Pines, 5894 Cass R., Peck.

For more information, call Shannon Kreger, 810-648-0212 or Marleen Reynolds, 810-679-8122.

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