American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 collecting for veterans in veterans home and Health center for devices to help them stay connected during the covid-19 pandemic
Southington, CT – The American Legion Kiltonic Post 72, located across from the town green at 64 Main Street, will be collecting donations on May 16th between 12 noon and 2 pm (look for American Flags along sidewalk) for the Veterans who are at both the Residential Program and Healthcare Center at the Connecticut Veterans Home in Rocky Hill. There are currently 89 Veterans in the Healthcare Center and 134 Veterans residing in the Residential Program. Due to COVID-19 and enhanced protocols, social distancing and various isolation wings in place to keep Veterans safe at the facilities, the American Legion is asking for donations to provide various items to these Veterans at the Veterans Home to assist in this time of uncertainty and help make it a bit more comfortable through the crisis. A few of the items we will purchase with these donations for the Veterans are flat screen smart TV's and prepaid Trac-Phones for both entertainment and communicating with their families and friends, laundry detergent and coffee. You can stop by on Saturday and drop off your donations or mail them to Kiltonic Post 72, PO Box 217, Southington, CT 06489 Attn: Rocky Hill Fund. There is also a link at our Web site http://www.kiltonicpost72.org/ bottom of page for online donations there is a spot to put note please write in Rocky Hill Fund. Also, on Saturday May 16th we will be able to accept credit card donations.