American Legion collecting items for hurricane victims

Special to The Log

The American Legion Post in Destin is collecting items for hurricane victims in the Panhandle Nov. 3 and 4 at American Legion Post 296, 311 Main Street.

Some of the things needed are the normal items we all know — non perishable food, cleaning supplies, tarps, roofing nails, and pet care items. We are learning that bug spray, lip balm (Chap Stick), and small prepackaged sweets are also welcomed items.

Also, new underwear (all sizes children and adults), linens, including towels, sheets, blankets, and gently used clothing, everything in all sizes.

Please make sure items donated are not expired. For information, call 850-424-3746 or


Some other items needed are: batteries of all sizes, flashlights, baby diapers, adult diapers, powder infant formula, wet wipes, hand sanitizer, toothpaste, toothbrush, deodorant, can foods, toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, garbage bags, feminine products, soap and mosquito repellent.