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Toiletries sought for homeless, at-risk veterans in Pasco County

Gulfside Hospice Thrift Shoppes are collecting items to give out to homeless and at-risk veterans. Travel-size toiletry items are preferred. Other items sought include personal care items, anti-bacterial hand wipes or gel, deodorant, shampoo, soap, toothbrushes and toothpaste, flashlights, batteries and reading glasses. Drop off donations through Oct. 17 at any of the five shop locations:

• 37925 Sky Ridge Circle, Dade City; (813) 782-7200

• 12154 US Highway 19, Hudson; (727) 861-4900

• 1930 Land O'Lakes Blvd, Lutz; (813) 909-0485

• 6117 State Road 54, New Port Richey; (727) 842-7262

• 36524 State Road 54, Zephyrhills; (813) 788-5461

All locations are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.