Niagara Gazette — To make sure the stockings reach troops overseas, they'll have to be shipped by Dec. 7, Manna said. Donations will be accepted up until then.
New this year, is Manna is putting together a Veterans Day dinner and All-American basket raffle to raise money for the U.S.S.S. drive. The dinner will be held from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday at Emmanuel United Methodist. Tickets are $5 for veterans and seniors, $8 for adults and $4 for kids 12 and under.
Manna said there will also be a bake sale from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at Tops Markets on South Transit Road in Lockport. All proceeds go to benefit United Stockings Sailors Soldiers.
People can contact Manna on the U.S.S.S. Facebook page or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org.