BHC student nurses collect 1,160 toiletries for veterans

The Black Hawk College chapter of the National Student Nurses Association recently collected more than 1,160 toiletry items for homeless veterans.

NSNA donated the items to the Stand Down, a non-profit organization that provides support for homeless veterans. The donations included deodorants, lotions, mouthwashes, shampoos, soaps, tissues, toothbrushes and toothpastes.

Pictured with some of the donations are nursing students Sara Limon of Silvis (left) and Stephanie Banks of Matherville (right).