Virginia State Police Collecting Items for the Needy this Christmas in Salem

SALEM – The Virginia State Police have announced “Operation Christmas 2021”, a program where household items are donated to benefit Home Instead Senior Care and the Turning Point Domestic Violence Shelter.

Blankets, sheets, white towels and wash cloths, canned vegetables, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, lotion, deodorant, baby wipes, size 5 and 6 baby diapers, word search books, adult coloring books, crayons, and colored pencils will be accepted at the Virginia State Police Division VI Headquarters in Salem through December 19, 2021. The headquarters are located at 3775 West Main Street in Salem (24153).