Tis the season to be charitable and give back to the community.
Assemblyman Edward Braunstein is hosting holiday gift drives to collect presents for hospitalized veterans and toys for hospitalized children.
For the veterans, Braunstein’s office is collecting candy, pajamas, robes, slippers, socks, sweaters, shaving cream, toothbrushes, toothpaste, paying cards and puzzles. These donations will go to the men and women at St. Albans VA Community Living Center and Veterans’ Home in St. Albans.
You can also donate unwrapped new toys for the hospitalized and needy children of Queens.
All gifts should be delivered to one of these locations by Monday, December 18:
- Assemblyman Braunstein’s office: 213-33 39th Avenue, Suite 238
- Dr. William M. Duke’s office: 35-01 202nd Street
- Community Board 11: 46-21 Little Neck Parkway