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Veterans’ Holiday Relief Drive
January 12 - January 31
Please join the Roy Anderson American Legion Auxiliary Unit 12 and Yankton Elks Lodge #994 in assisting the Department of South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary and partners in the 6th annual Veterans’ Holiday Relief Drive through January 31, 2018, providing a comfortable New Year to our veterans, military members, and their families that may be homeless or in need.
Welcoming Buddy Baskets and Buddy Bags filled with essential household or personal care items. Yankton Drop-Off Location: Yankton Elks Lodge #994 ● 504 W 27th Street
Monetary contributions or shopping gift cards may be mail to: Dept. of SD American Legion Auxiliary, Attn: VHRD – 129 North Main Avenue Hartford, SD 57033
Buddy Basket Home-Warming Welcome Recipe: Assemble a Laundry Basket/Waste Basket filled with: Paper Towels, Laundry Detergent, Household Cleansers, Rubber Gloves, Cleaning Sponges, Dust Pan w/Hand Brush, Light Bulbs, Flashlight, Batteries, Alarm Clock, Shower Curtain w/Rings, Bath Towel Set, Bathroom Tissue, Dishes, Eating Utensils, Dish Soap; Dish Towel Set
– Frosted with clear wrap, bow, and greeting tag
Buddy Bag Thank A Hero Recipe: Assemble a Bag filled with: Personal Hygiene Products, Hand Towel Set, Shower Shoes or Slippers, Socks, Hat, Scarf and Gloves; Shopping or Salon Gift Card
– Sealed with a note or card of appreciation
Substitute, Homemade or Single Essential Items Welcome: Warm Apparel, Small Appliances, Thermos,
Bottled Water, Sun Screen, Lip Balm, Bus Passes; Pre-Paid Phones/Cards; Personal Hygiene Product Options: Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Dental Floss, Mouthwash, Shampoo, Conditioner, Bar Soap, Deodorant,
Shave Cream, Lotion, Foot Powder; Hair Brush, Comb, Nail Clipper, Nail File, Razor, Sanitizer Wipes, Band-Aids, Tissues; Q-Tips; Bedding: Sleeping Bags, Pillows, Sheet Sets, Blankets, Quilts; etc.
For additional statewide drop-off locations or information contact: Autumn Simunek via
VeteransHRD@gmail.com, call 605.890.3093, or visit SDLegionaux.org. The associated VHRD servicelearning
project welcomes schools, students, and youth groups to participate. Registration required via
emailing project contact. Thank you for contributing to South Dakota’s Veteran Outreach programs in
your local community and across South Dakota.