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Thu, Jan 18

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Palo Alto Elks Lobby

Veterans Hospital Patient Drive - Until February 10

Help hospitalized patients by supplying them with these much-needed items. We will have a drop off barrel located in the lobby through February 10. Please RSVP if you can help assemble backpacks at 2 pm on February 10.

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Veterans Hospital Patient Drive - Until February 10
Veterans Hospital Patient Drive - Until February 10

Time & Location

Jan 18, 2024, 6:00 PM – Feb 10, 2024, 12:00 PM

Palo Alto Elks Lobby, 4249 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA

About the event

The Lodge has received a grant to purchase backpacks for hospitalized veterans.  The backpacks will contain personal items that you are willing to donate between now and February 10.  At the end of the drive, we will notify volunteers to help assemble and deliver the backpacks at 2 pm in the Bistro.

Items sought for the drive:

Personal Hygiene Items • Body Lotion • Stick Deodorant ****** • Combs / Brushes • Chapstick / Lip Balm • Toothpaste • Toothbrush • Floss • Mouthwash (No Alcohol) • Pocket Mirror • Razors • Shave Cream • Shampoo • Conditioner • Body Wash / Shower Gel • New Nail Clippers ****

Miscellaneous

• Small Flashlights • Vanity Kits • Reading Glasses • Phone Cards (30 Minutes or More) • New Reusable Water Bottles • Greeting / Holiday Cards • Stamps • Shopping Bags • Tote Bags • Backpacks • Calendars •

Year-Round Clothing for Men / Women

• New Socks • New Shoes • Flip Flops / Slippers • Shower Shoes • Sweatpants / Shirts Size L - 3XL • Suits  • New Underwear • T-Shirts / Shorts L - 3XL • Jeans

Comfort / Recreational

• Lap Robes • Blankets / Quilts • Scarves • New Puzzles (300 piece or less) • Coloring Books w/ crayons / Pencils • Gloves • Neck Pillows • Playing Cards • Sleep Masks • Ear Plugs • Paperback books • Sewing /Mending Kits • Stationary Items • Magazines (No more than 3 Months) • New Ball Caps

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