Release Date: December 5th, 2017 - 11:05am
Originator: D/Sergeant Dave Costantini, One District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2415
Contact: D/Constable Sarah McCullagh, One District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2419
The Halton Regional Police in Milton are now collecting gifts for the 2nd Annual Stockings for Seniors' event.
Stockings fOr Seniors (S.O.S) is an initiative that commenced in 2016 and involved collecting small "Christmas stocking" size gifts to give to Senior's staying in Long Term Care facilities on Christmas morning. S.O.S last year collected enough small and medium sized gifts to fill 165 stockings.
Items being collected include; body wash (unscented), body lotion (unscented), deodorant, non-slip socks/slippers, night gown/pajamas, diabetic candies, nail polish, chocolates etc. Other items can be word books, small puzzles, and small games.
Detective Constable Sarah McCullagh who spear headed the initiative last year is looking forward to another successful year. "We are encouraging people to be creative with any gift that can fit in a stocking. All donations can be dropped off at Halton Regional Police Milton station located at 490 Childs Drive, Milton by December 21st, 2017." said McCullagh.
Please contact Detective Constable Sarah McCullagh at 905-825-4747 extension 2419 with any questions or further information.