The Patriot Guard Riders are currently accepting donations for a Care Package Drive; they will be putting together care packages to be delivered to local veterans in the nursing homes in and around Acadiana.

If you can, please donate items needed for the drive as a way of saying "Thank you" for the service the veterans provided to our country.

Items needed include:

Lap Blankets, razors, socks, soap, deodorant, Bibles, toothbrushes, toothpaste, combs, brushes, lotion, shampoo, mouth wash, nail clippers, shave cream (or any item that you may see a need for in your local nursing home).

Drop-off locations include:
The Louisiana Department of Transportation (428 Hugh Wallace Road, Lafayette);

Chapman Consulting (338 Thoroughbred Drive); A. R. T. O. (2750 Rodeo Rd, Abbeville); Parks Restaurant (204 Park Ave, Abbeville).

If you would like to make a donation, contact Sue LeBon at (337) 254-2518 or