Regional digest for Dec. 3, 2007:
Donations sought for holiday boxes
SAN JOSE - San Jose Lions Club will be making Christmas boxes for needy families in the area. Donations may be left at boxes in area churches and at the San Jose Bank.
Collection deadline is Dec. 20.
Needed items are canned goods of all kinds, snacks, cereals, cooking oil, popcorn, household cleaners, paper goods, and personal hygiene products such as shampoos, deodorants, tooth paste and brushes. Combs, hats, gloves, mittens, children's and baby clothes also are needed.
Cash donations to the San Jose Lions Club will be used to buy perishable food. Last year, more than 40 families received boxes.