2009-10-29 / Local & State

Red Cross Holiday Collection Campaign For Wounded Soldiers

From November 2 to December 11, the Franklin County Chapter of the American Red Cross will accept requested items and have them delivered to military members receiving medical treatment at Walter Reed Army Medical Center for injuries as a result of the global conflicts. Items will be delivered in time for the upcoming holidays.

The following new, unopened items are requested: international phone cards (150 min.+), Visa or AmEx gift cards, retail and grocery store gift cards, Tshirts, all sizes and colors, nondisposable razors and replacement blades, full-size toiletries (deoderant, body wash, shampoo, mouthwash, etc.).

Bring donated items to the following location: Chambersburg office, 25 Penncraft Ave., Suite A, Chambersburg, PA 17201, Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; or Waynesboro Office Toll Gate House, 323 East Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268, Monday and Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. to noon, and Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

More information may be obtained by calling Allen White, emergency services director, at 717-264-6214 or 717-762-7822 or awhite@franklin-redcross.org.

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