Cards, care package items collected for military
SHIPPENSBURG Holiday cards and items for care packages for members of the military are being accepted at Shippensburg University in recognition of Veterans Day.
Members of SU’s ROTC, Office of Veterans Services and Student Veterans of America will collect items 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday outside of Ezra Lehman Memorial Library, on the west side of the campus. After that, cards and packages can be dropped off at the Veterans Resource Center, Room 235 in the Anthony F. Ceddia Union Building, said Robert Smith, director of veterans affairs.
Items that may be included in care packages include personal grooming items such as shampoo, deodorant, soap and toothpaste; snack foods, except chocolate; and games and activities such as playing cards, movies, current books and magazines and Nerf footballs. No alcohol or adult movies, literature or other items are permitted.