Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) is happy to announce his officeâs âValentines for Vetsâ gift drive, where Queens residents are invited to donate new clothing, candy and other items that will be given to local veterans. Red t-shirts are also requested for veterans who will attend a Valentine's Day celebration. The deadline to make donations is Wednesday, February 9, 2022.
âI am proud to sponsor âValentines for Vets,â a long-standing Northeast Queens tradition that shows thanks and appreciation to our local veterans,â said Assemblyman Braunstein. âIn the spirit of Valentineâs Day, my office is collecting donations of cards, candy, playing cards and puzzles, as well as new clothing items such as pajamas, robes, slippers, socks and festive red t-shirts. Please contribute if you are able and I thank you in advance for your generosity.â
Those who would like to drop off donations can bring them to Assemblyman Braunsteinâs office, which is located at 213-33 39th Avenue, Suite 238. Items will be donated to hospitalized and disabled veterans at the St. Albans VA Community Living Center and the New York State Veteransâ Home at St. Albans.
If you are interested in participating and would like to receive further information, please contact Assemblyman Braunsteinâs office at 718-357-3588.