Donations of baby wipes and cotton socks are needed for the Marines of the 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment in Afghanistan.
The and the Desert Cities Mitchell Paige Medal of Honor Chapter, 1st Marine Division Association have teamed up to collect the items, according to Andy Mueller, the chamber’s director of communications.
The socks should be cotton and mid-calf high. Marines use the baby wipes when away from sanitation facilities, according to Mueller.
The supplies will be shipped by the third week of June, he said.
The donations can be dropped off at the Palm Desert Area Chamber office at 72559 Highway 111 by Friday June 17 or can be brought to the upcoming Chamber Business Breakfast at on June 14.