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Shoes, socks for homeless vets being accepted

By Staff | Nov 25, 2020

Songs and Stories for Soldiers is collecting shoes and socks for veterans for the fourth year.

The community is encouraged to drop off men’s dress shoes, work shoes and sneakers, along with socks, for veterans who are without housing. Also, women veterans are in need of sneakers.

Donations are being accepted now through Dec. 20 at the following locations:

– Chase Bank, at 2441 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel

– Bailey’s General Store, at 2477 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel

– Saint Isabel Catholic Church, at 3559 Sanibel-Captiva Road, Sanibel

– St. Columbkille Catholic Church, at 12171 Iona Road, Fort Myers

Socks and shoes can also be purchased online and shipped to: Songs and Stories for Soldiers, 1224 Kittiwake Circle, Sanibel, FL 33957.

For more information, call Dan Perkins at 973-687-4826.