Crestwood Police Department collecting items for veterans

The Crestwood Police Department is collecting items for ill and injured United States veterans and service men and women who currently are at Jefferson Barracks Hospital.

Items needed include:

• Lap blankets

• Scarfs, gloves, knit hats

• Shirts (L, XL, XXL)

• Socks and slippers

• Sweatshirts (L, XL, XXL)

• Chapstick

• Sweatpants (L, XL, XXL)

• Combs, deodorant

• Puzzles

• Wii Games

• Popcorn tins

• Wii controllers and nunchuks

• Bags of candy

• Nintendo Wii

• Sugar-Free candy

• Portable DVD players

• Boxed chocolates canned nuts

• Cash donations for canteen (Hospital Café and Gift Shop)

For more information, call (314) 729-4842.