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James A Haley VA Hospital Grab Bags


Veterans Affairs

Committee Chair

Robin Rutzke

BPOE Inner Guard

USAF (ret)



The event is the

Annual Holiday Gift Bag Drop Off for James A Haley VA Hospital.


Gift bags go directly to James A Haley spinal cord injury unit and the poly trauma unit.

The Brandon Ladies work with the Elks on this project, working hand-in-hand.

No Later than Monday Dec 27th 4:00pm

Drop off all items in the Ante room with ROBIN RUTZKE  on it and For VA Hospital.

Items needed for the veterans

  • white tube socks,

  • toiletries,

  • stamps,

  • hand/body lotion, 

  • any small item a patient may need.

No FOOD because of special diets.

Also, any extra medium or large size gift bags are needed. New or slightly used

Monday, Dec 27 @ 4:00pm

Assembly of bags for Elks and ladies. Volunteers are needed to assemble bags.


Wed, Dec 29 @ 10:00 am

Drop off of bags at the VA . All are welcome.

Call or message Robin Rutzke, Veterans Chair for additional information

at 305-498-5754.


Brandon, Florida Elks Lodge #2383

800 Centennial Lodge Drive

Brandon, Florida 33510

Hillsborough County

Southwest Central District

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