Superior's Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center, Bong Book Club, and the Richard I. Bong American Legion Post 435 and its auxiliary are collecting gifts for veterans living at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Silver Bay.

Bring donations through Dec. 17 to the box in the lobby of the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center. The gifts should be unwrapped, and you may include your name on the gift or donate it anonymously.

Suggested gift items include shaving and other personal care supplies, blankets, socks, T-shirts, sweatpants, Minnesota Vikings team apparel, stationery items, stamps, books, magazines and DVDs.

No medical devices will be accepted.