The Belton Police Department is looking for donations to help fill Christmas gift baskets for Belton seniors.

It's a yearly tradition of Belton's RUOK? outreach program, which gives volunteers the opportunity to visit seniors for wellness checks. This is the fourth year of the Silver Santa Program.

Beginning November 9, those who wish to participate may place items in donation boxes available at the following locations:

Belton Police HQ - 711 E 2nd Ave
Belton Chamber of Commerce - 412 E Central Ave
Belton McDonald's - 1601 E 6th St
In addition, Belton Walmart will have prepackaged Silver Santa gift bags available for purchase.
The following items are needed:

New Lap Blankets
New Socks
New Hats
New Gloves
Hand Sanitizer
ChapStick/Lip Balm
Puzzles/Word Books
Compact Mirrors
Large Print Playing Cards
Blank Journals
Small Flashlights
Jar Openers
Therma Care Pads
Band Aids

No one should be alone and without comforting gifts during the holiday season, especially our seniors. Thank you to everyone who has donated or plans to.

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