This is the final week to help make this a better holiday season for an aging veteran in need. The South Central Illinois Law Dogs and Ladies “Help a Hero” Collection Drive will wrap up this Saturday. The drive is to collect items for care packages to be delivered to aging veterans in need. The items they are looking for include personal care items, cold weather clothing items, stationary and games. You can check out the full list on their Facebook page or at http://illinoislawdogs.com As for dropping off items, you can drop them off at Champion Trophies and Tees, County Market, Northside Christian Church and at the YMCA in Vandalia and items can also be dropped off at the Brownstown VFW.