Aston Township, Delaware County PA

Care Packages For Veterans

The Aston Township Parks and Recreation Committee along with the Rockdale Art Center will be collecting care packages for veterans for the second year in a row. The Donation deadline will be December 1st with packaging day being Sunday December 3rd. Drop-off locations are at the Aston Township Community Center, 3270 Concord Road and The Rockdale Art Center, 2551 Mount Road. The care packages will be delivered to the Veterans Administration Hospital in Coatesville, Pennsylvania.
There will also be a Card Writing Campaign held at the Rockdale Art Center, those dates and times are as follows: Tuesday November 7th, 1pm – 3pm, Saturday November 18th, 11am – 5pm and Tuesday November 21st, 7pm – 9pm.
The following list of items are what is requested for the care packages (please note 25% of infirmed veterans are woman):
Personal Hygiene: Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Shower Gel, Shampoo, Brushes/Combs, Lotion and Deodorant.
Cold Weather Items: Hat, Scarves and Gloves.
Miscellaneous Items: Forever Stamps, Pens, Paper, Envelopes, Tissues and Individually Wrapped Snacks.

If you should have any questions regarding this event, please contact Kit Spayd at or Veronica Batter at