Don’t Forget To Get A Christmas Gift To Give To A Veteran At The Jacobetti Home

    Brad Slagle from the Jacobetti Home For Veterans.
    Brad Slagle from the Jacobetti Home For Veterans

    Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Our annual “Christmas Is For Veterans” gift drive is heading into the home stretch, but there is still time to get involved.

    Brad Slagle, administrator at the Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette, joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to chat about the items the home needs for the veterans who reside there.

    The entire list of the items that are requested is listed below.

    Please take a moment and print off this list to take it with you as you do your last minute holiday shopping and pick up some of the items.

    You can drop them off at our offices at the Superior Lanes building in Marquette Township or at Super One Foods in Marquette or Negaunee.

    Please drop all items off by 10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 22nd.

    LISTEN IN – For more on this list of items and what the gifts mean to the veterans at the Jacobetti Home for Veterans.


    Help support the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans. This year, there is an all new wish list for the Christmas is for Veterans event.
    Support a veteran and donate one or more of the many items on the list below!


    ClothingNew Items for Men & Women


    • Slippers – loafer style with rubber bottoms – size 9½ – 12

    • Sweaters – Size L – 3X L

    • Pajamas, Cotton – Size L – 3XL

    • Sweatsuits – Size M – 3XL

    • Flannel Shirts – Size L – 3XL

    • T-Shirts – Crew and V-Neck in various sizes

    • Underwear – Briefs & Boxers in various sizes

    • Socks – regular & diabetic in various sizes

    • Hats & Gloves


      • LARGE PRINT Crosswords, Word Finds, Sudoku, Brain Teasers

      • Joke Books

      • Lotto Tickets

      • Battery Operated Nose Hair Trimmers

      • Ink pens (large, fat, easy to hold)

      • Shoehorn w/ long handle

      • Nail Clippers & Nail Files

      • AA Batteries (non-rechargeable)

      • Chapstick

      • Watches – expandable or Velcro bands

      • Oscillating desk size fans

      • Clocks/clock radios – with large numbers

      • Pocket or desk calendar

      • Accessories for walkers & wheelchairs

      • Michigan-Made themed gift items

      • Picture frames – various sizes





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