For the ninth year, Post 178 will provide needed hygiene, clothing, and other personal items through donations for the 141 veterans that reside at the Texas State Veterans Home in Bonham, Texas.

Donations may be cash, check, credit card or the specific Items below. All may be turned in at the October 16 and November 28 Membership Meetings.  Donation alternatives include:

  • If cash, give it to the Finance Officer or Commander.
  • If check, make payable to American Legion Post 178 with a note for Clyde Cosper Veterans Home and send to Terry Meyering, Post Finance Officer, 7763 Sunflower Way, Frisco, TX 75033.
  • If credit card, click and click the Donate Now button for Bonham State Veterans Home.

Donation items needed include:

  • Men’ s new undershirts (sizes L, XL)
  • Griper nubby socks only (one size fits all)
  • Deodorant
  • Body Wash & shampoo combination (AXE or Dove tag brands at the Dollar store)
  • Toothbrush/toothpaste
  • Chocolate and hard candy (individual bags)
  • Any salty snacks (individual bags)
  • Assorted snack cakes
  • Nuts in a small can or jar
  • Chapstick
  • Pull over hat and gloves

Donations may also be dropped off at John Allen’s home. Please do not donate lap blankets or regular blankets, bars of soap, puzzles, or magazines. No donation is too small, and all are appreciated.