The American Legion and AARP are collecting nonperishable foods and other household items to help the county’s in-need veterans.
During the month of October, bring your non-perishable foods to the Hillside Public Library at 155 Lakeville Rd. in New Hyde Park.
Most-needed canned and packaged items are:
tuna, Vienna sausage, SPAM, chicken, beans, peanut butter, soups, fruit, applesauce, dry milk, Parmalat, non-refrigerated cheese, cereal (adult/baby), pancake mix, au gratin potatoes, pasta, barley, macaroni and cheese mix, canned vegetables, tomato sauce, coffee (ground/instant), canned juice, sugar (and substitutes), toilet paper, toothpaste, paper towel, powdered laundry detergent, mouthwash, diapers, baby wipes, cleaning wipes (Clorox), tissue, napkins.
Do not send items in glass containers.