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 third year in a row.  Donations will be accepted beginning November 1st and ending December 7th.  Drop-off locations are located 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 during the week of December 8, 2018.

The following list of items are what is being requested for the care packages (please note 25% of infirmed veterans are woman):

Personal Hygiene: Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Shower Gel, Shampoo, Brush/Comb, Lotion, Deodorant.

Cold Weather Items: Hat, Scarves and Gloves.

Miscellaneous Items: Forever Stamps, Pens, Paper, Envelopes, Tissues and Individually Wrapped Snacks.

There will also be a Card Writing Campaign held at the Rockdale Art Center, those dates and times are as follows: Saturday, November 17th, 10am – 3pm, Wednesday, November 21st, 6pm – 10pm and Saturday, December 8th, 3pm – 6pm.

If you should have any questions regarding this event, please contact Kit Spayd at kitspayd@gmail.com or Veronica Batter at director@rockdaleartcenter.com