Members of the Silas McDowell Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution are collecting items for homeless veterans in the region through Oct. 31. The group is working with the Veterans Restoration Quarters in Asheville and will be collecting items needed by homeless veterans as they transition back into the community. Items can be dropped in the box at the Sylva Walmart or the Highlands Chamber of Commerce.
The following items are needed: work clothes and boots, casual and dress clothing and shoes in good condition, new underwear and socks in package, backpacks, ponchos, umbrellas, linens and toiletries.
828.507.2351 or 828.557.0162.