Free Salvation Army Cold Weather Gear Distribution moved to Friday, Feb 9

The Salvation Army will be distributing free cold weather gear for Lebanon County children from 10am until 2pm on Friday, February 9 at the Lebanon PA Salvation Army: 1031 Guilford Street in Lebanon PA.



The event is sponsored by RSVP of the Capital Region and The Salvation Army. Children’s gloves, hats, scarves and coats will be available.

For further information please contact: Evita Leach-Colon 717-273-2655 or Margie Groy 717-454-8647.

Yarn and knitting supplies needed for Veterans’ projects

RSVP volunteers make lap robes and afghans for veterans at VA Centers, shelters and senior residences. Yarn may be dropped off at our RSVP office in Camp Hill, between 9am and 4pm weekdays. Please call before delivering. A cart is available for transfer from your vehicle. We can arrange to pick up large quantities. In addition to yarn (no rug yarn please), we also need other knitting supplies. Our specific needs include:  Red Heart 4-ply acrylic yarn, G and H crochet hooks.

RSVP partners with schools, food banks and shelters by collecting and distributing hats, mittens, gloves, socks, scarves and personal care items. If you have other handmade needle-arts items that you would like to donate, we would appreciate your collaboration. Cash donations are also welcomed.

If you know of veterans in residence that are in need of any of the items mentioned above, please contact us. RSVP of the Capital Region is a 501[c]3 non-profit community benefit organization that has been assisting volunteers throughout the Susquehanna Valley for more than forty years.

To donate or inquire, please contact Carol Oman at 800-870-2616 or email