Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Dept. of Veterans Affairs - TN Valley Healthcare System

While at the VA Medical Center in Murfreesboro, TN, I picked up a needs list for that facility.

I am posting the list here so you will be aware of the needs of that facility. If you would like to donate to the VA Medical Center, their address is 3400 Lebanon Rd, Murfreesboro, TN. If you can't take the donation there, let me know. I will see what I can do to get the items to the Medical Center. You can call (615-225-6497) for info on making monetary donations.

Needs List
1.  Sweat Shirts, Sweat Pants (small - XX-large)
2.  ** MTA Bus Passes
3.  Baseball Hats
4.  Pants/Jeans (29,30,32,31,36,38,40,42)
5.  Tennis shoes (sz 5 & up both women & men)(indigent patients)
6.  Monetary donation for newspaper subscriptions
7.  ** Monetary donations for TVs
8.  Monetary donations for AOL (14.95 for 3 months)
9.  Gym Bags (indigent patients)
10. Laundry detergent (indigent patients)
11. Jackets
12. T-Shirts
13. Socks
14. Women's undergarments (all sizes)
15. VCR/DVD combo
16. Radio/Tape player (Nursing Home Care Unit)
18. Large toe nail clippers
19. Small radios
20. ** Phone Cards
21. Combs
22. Brushes
23. Reading Glasses (+1.00 - +2.25)
24. Bottled Water
25. Donations for a new van to transport veterans to their appointments
26. Donations to purchase tickets for the new Rover Transportation System in Murfreesboro.
27. Nintendo Wii and games
28. Various volunteer assignments (i.e. someone to read to patients in the nursing home units/hospice unit 1 - 2 hours a week or to assist with feeding in restorative dining program).
29. Adopt-A-Ward (renovations, pre-paid phone cards, puzzles with large pieces, large print reading material, etc)
** Indicates pressing need

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