The Edith Bishel Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired is working with the Multi-Cultural Elder Awareness Committee to put together baskets to give to senior citizens during the holidays.
Items needed include: mittens, hats, flannel sweatshirt, sweat pants, socks, postage stamps, assorted greeting cards, tissues, shampoo, conditioner, flashlights with batteries, first-aid kits, Band-Aids, pill boxes, hand lotion, grip writing pens, pencils, pads, paper, calendars, paper towels, paper napkins, laundry detergent, toothpaste, soap, blankets and slippers.
Food items needed include: Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, water, Ensure, peanut butter, jam/jelly, sugar-free hard candies, low-sodium crackers, potatoes, onions, apples, oranges and pet food.
Donations must be made by Dec. 13 and can be dropped off at the center, 628 N. Arthur St., Kennewick.
For information, contact Larry Weiss at 735-0699.