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"Shower of Gifts" donation drive for Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -

Family members and friends of Army Specialist Travis Vaughn are once again collecting items for the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown.

Vaughn was killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan in February 2007.

The Sixth Annual Shower of Gifts is currently accepting donations of personal hygiene items, shirts, socks, and blankets.

Donation boxes are set up at area locations:

-AMVETS Post 49, 1934 Irving St., Cedar Falls

-Rydell Chevrolet, 1325 E. San Marnan Dr., Waterloo

-Mr. G's Restaurant & Pub, 2719 Center St., Cedar Falls

-Cedar Falls High School, 1015 Division Street, Cedar Falls

You can also make donations on Saturday, Feb. 15th and Sunday, Feb. 16th at the Dollar General Store parking lot on Center Street in Cedar Falls.

Donations will be accepted through Feb. 16th. Then everything will go to the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown on Tuesday, February 18th.

For more information, click here.

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