Rochelle Park

Rochelle Park NJ helps Veterans

Now through October 31, 2015, Rochelle Park American Legion Post 17, 33 W. Passaic Street, Rochelle Park 07662, in support of Catholic Charities of Paterson’s effort to help homeless Veterans and their families, will conduct a fall drive to collect all types of clothing for homeless Veterans and their families for the winter months. The goal of this drive is to bring out the community in support of Catholic Charities’ “Veterans Closet” initiative. These closets are located in many locations, with more on the way. They are open at designated times for Vets and their families to come in and shop for what they need. There is no charge for anything they buy. So please stuff a back pack and bring it in to Rochelle Park American Legion Post 170. (Men’s sizes mostly L, XL, XXL; Women M, L, XL; chil- dren, all sizes) Contents of back packs are new items consisting of long johns, underwear, wool socks, hats and gloves, sweat shirts or hoodies, sweat pants, small sizes of shampoo, dental care items, deodorant, hand and foot warmers, hand lotion, face cream, Chap-stick, etc. Gently used items (they must be cleaned) will be accepted (accepted items are outerwear, boots, dress shoes, and business attire only). Contents of backpacks can also be donated, if preferred. Just buy them and bring them to the Post thru October 31 at 33 W. Passaic Street, Rochelle Park, 07662 during the hours of 8 a.m to 8 p.m. Please re- member our female Vets and children. If you have questions email [email protected] or call 201- 368-3453.