Item Donations - William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
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William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital


Item Donations

Hospital volunteers Rose (right) and Trish (left) spread a homemade quilt on a patient bed in the Community Living Center 

"I sometimes hand out donated items to the Veterans, and I see how much it means to them. It puts a spring in their step and a smile on their face to know that someone still remembers and cares." -Trish (Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies' Auxiliary VAVS Rep, 2 years)

We can accpet in-kind donations as long as there is an established need for the item being donated. We are always in need of the items listed below and accept them at all times. Please email us if you have questions about donating an item not found on the list.

Items Only Accepted in NEW Condition

  • Afghans, quilts, lap robes and fleece blankets – approximate sizes of 6’ x 5’ or 3’ x 3’
  • Winter Coats
  • Fuel cards ($25 denominations) – BP, Kwik Trip, Shell
  • Puzzle books – crosswords, word search, Sudoku, etc.
  • Pocket calendars/planners
  • Window Clings – seasonal or patriotic
  •  Craft items for the Akira R. Toki Craft Room:
    • paint brushes (assorted sizes for use with models, paint by number, sun-catchers, etc.)
    • car/airplane/military models (plastic)
    • non-spiral sketch or drawing pads
    • small canvas boards for painting
    • paint-by-number kits
    • cross-stitch or yarn-stitch kits

Items Accepted in New or Gently Used Condition

  • Paperback books – Westerns, thrillers, mysteries; no romances
  • Magazines – only accepted if current within three months of publication date
  • Small- or medium-sized cribbage boards or other peg-board games
  • Reading glasses