Three Salt Lake area hospitals will mobilize Desert Care, a service proj-ect to bolster morale for the armed forces serving in the Middle East.

Donations of playing cards, Frisbees, softball equipment, cassette tapes and players, new puzzles and board games, pens and writing paper and paperback books are being accepted. A donation bin is available at the main entrances of three hospitals: LDS Hospital, 8th Avenue and C Street; Cottonwood Hospital, 5770 S. 300 East; Alta View Hospital, 9660 S. 1300 East. Donations will be picked up and sent to Hill Air Force Base for transport to the Middle East.For information, call Connie Frisch-Galton at LDS Hospital, 321-5056.