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Klarides Sisters Collecting Items For Veterans

by Press Release | Nov 27, 2017 11:30 am

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Posted to: Derby, Seymour

House Republican Leader Themis Klarides and State Rep. Nicole Klarides-Ditria in cooperation with the Errera Community Care Center of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are encouraging Valley residents this holiday season to help veterans in need by donating clothes, comfort items, or games to their donation drive.

The Klarides Sisters said the 2nd Annual Donation Drive to Help Connecticut Veterans will run from December 6th to December 20th with a collection box located at the Derby Library 313 Elizabeth St, Derby, CT.

Items needed include:

CLOTHES may include: new medium to 3x-large t-shirts, new socks, new undergarments (men and women), gently used jeans and pants (all sizes), new shoes, boots, winter hats, and gloves, and gently used coats.

COMFORT ITEMS may include: new travel size shampoo, conditioner, body wash, bar soap, shaving cream, disposable razors, baby powder, baby oil, deodorant, toothpaste, lotion, cotton swabs, sanitary napkins, face wash, and toothbrushes. Other comfort items may include: lip balm, denture cream, denture cleaner, brushes/combs, and nail files.

GAMES include: doodle art, checkers, word search, Sudoku, and crossword puzzle books.

For more information or to contact the lawmakers, please visit or call 860-240-8700.

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