Operation Santa Claus for the Piedmont Geriatric Center (December)
PGH is the only facility in Virginia exclusively for persons 65 and older who are in need of inpatient treatment and evaluation for mental illness and/or dementia. The facility is located in Burkeville. Every year in December, we have an annual Christmas Box event. Specific items needed are: Men & Women: Large, 1X and 2X sizes of jogging suits, sweaters, and pajamas. Warm caps and gloves. Men: Aftershave, undershorts, and t-shirts (1X, 2X), belts, handkerchiefs. Women: Keen-hi stockings, cosmetics, nail polish & remover, cologne, emery boards, scented powders. Other suggested gifts are: Sugar-free candy, cookies, and gum. Playing cards, dominos, large print Bibles, yarn, batteries (size AA), watches, calendars, crayons, coloring books, stuffed animals, cassette players with head-phones, billfolds and change purses.