The Marine Corps League Auxiliary Loveland Sweetheart Unit has a box at the Loveland Reporter-Herald newspaper lobby to collect items for a “Support the Troops” Christmas drive.
Donations are needed to help with shipping. Donations can be mailed to MCLA Loveland Sweetheart Unit, P.O. Box 2626, Loveland CO 80539. The box will be available until Friday, Dec. 2, at 4 p.m.
Items needed include personal toiletries like toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, shampoo or baby wipes, tube socks, foot powder, skin moisturizer, bandages, playing cards, hard candies, nuts, gum, powdered drink mix, beef jerky, corn nuts (and other dry snacks) and female personal items. Items will be sent to arrive before Christmas to soldiers who don’t get any mail. Call Dorie Buchanan at 667-6269 for details.