Gift donations being accepted for Westmoreland patients at Torrance State Hospital |

Gift donations being accepted for Westmoreland patients at Torrance State Hospital

Renatta Signorini

Christmas gift donations are being accepted for Westmoreland County residents of Torrance State Hospital in Derry Township.

Mental Health of America’s annual Operation Reindeer will collect items through Dec. 10 at Step-Up Drop In Center, 326 Main St., Latrobe, and Mental Health America of Southwestern Pennsylvania, 409 Coulter Ave., Greensburg.

Gifts will be directed toward patients who will be away from their families during the holiday season while being treated for a mental illness. Items needed include: clothing, portable CD players, men’s wallets, shoes without laces, toiletries, makeup and miscellaneous items, such as Pittsburgh sports memorabilia, DVDs and CDs. A complete list can be found here .

For more information, contact Martina Kaufman at 724-537-6120 or [email protected]

Renatta Signorini is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Renatta at 724-837-5374, [email protected] or via Twitter @byrenatta.

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