Sunday, March 22, 2015


From Monday, March 23rd, 2015 to April 1st, 2015, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, along with Maryland State Police Barrack U, Huntingtown High School NJROTC and Command Sergeant Major Art Hutchins, U.S. Army (Ret.), will be collecting various items to take to our veterans at the Baltimore VA Medical Center.  We cannot thank our veterans enough for the sacrifice they have made to protect our country and our way of life.  Here is a list of items we are collecting:
Misc. Items
·         Large Print Puzzle Books
·         Magazines
·         Paperback Books
·         Playing Cards
·         Games, such as Checkers and Chess
·         Non-skid socks, athletic and casual socks (mens and womens sizes)
·         Lap robes, small blankets
·         Gloves (seasonal), scarves, baseball hats
·         Magnifying lenses, reading glasses (any strength)
·         Ink pens
·         Hand held games

Comfort Items
·         Toothbrush
·         Toothpaste
·         Combs
·         Shaving cream (NO AEROSOL CANS)
·         Razors for shaving (given to nurses stations for distribution – cannot be given directly to patients)
·         Mouthwash (CANNOT contain any alcohol)
·         Lotion
·         Shampoo and Conditioner
·         Body wash

Drop off boxes will be placed at the following locations:
Calvert County Sheriff’s Office
30 Church Street, Prince Frederick, MD  20678

Calvert County Detention Center
325 Stafford Road,  Barstow, MD  20610

Maryland State Police, Barrack U
210 Main Street,  Prince Frederick, MD  20678

Please consider helping our veterans and thanking them for their service and sacrifice by participating in this program.  Every little bit helps.  Thank you for your assistance.