Help Honor The Vets at the Gino Merli Veterans Center

Help Honor the Vets this May for the collection for the  Gino J. Merli Veterans’ Center. Donations to the Center are always welcome, including donations to the Residents’ Welfare Fund. The fund is used to provide activities, trips and entertainment to residents.

The following is a list of items the Center currently needs:

NEW CLOTHING (men’s and women’s)

  • Leisure pants XL/3X/4X/5X
  • White Diabetic socks XL/XXL/XXXL
  • Sweatshirts
  • Sneakers with Velcro straps
  • White or color T-shirts
  • Closed-back slippers XL
  • Cardigan sweaters
  • Pajamas
  • Electric razors with and without cords
  • Replacement heads for electric razors
  • Watches with big numbers
  • Weight lifting/gym gloves
  • Boxes of tissues
  • Convention ID badge holders
  • Clothes hampers with lids
  • Neck pillows
  • Non-skid slipper socks
  • Neck wallets/ID holders
  • Ear plugs


  • MP3 players
  • Postage stamps
  • Plush or stuff animals
  • DVD players
  • DVDs (comedy, sports, action, hunting, and fishing)
  • Craft kits
  • Gift cards to local restaurants/events
  • Hand held electronic games
  • Bland CD/DVD
  • Sunscreen with good expiration dates
  • Craft kits: foam, felt, wood, paints, paint brushes, stickers, glue, markers, construction paper
  • Radio/CD players
  • CD/DVD burner/recorder
  • 2018/2019 wall calendars
  • Gift cards to local events/restaurants
  • USB wires and plugs

Donations will be accepted from May 1 to May 31.

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