Published: Nov 18, 2013 6:12 AM EST
Updated: Nov 18, 2013 7:03 AM EST

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Dorado's Dockside Seafood is collecting donations for holiday care packages for the troops.

The restaurant is supporting 8 soldiers in the 10th Mountain Division, who are serving in Afghanistan.

Packages will be sent out November 25, so any donations can be dropped off at the restaurant by November 24.

Items needed include:

-Non-perishable food items like beef jerky, packaged tuna, and candy.

-Body soap


-Toilet paper

-Entertainment items like playing cards, books, crosswords, Sudoku

-Holiday cards with messages of support

Dorado's is located at 3448 Marinatown Ln, North Fort Myers, FL 33903. For more information call (239) 217-0319.