Hanna Seeks Donations for Veterans
July 20th 2012 · 0 Comments
Offices in Utica, Auburn are drop-off sites for nonperishable food, personal care items
UTICA, N.Y. – U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna (NY-24) today announced that he’s commissioning a week-long care drive to collect donations for area veterans in Utica and Auburn.
The drive will take place from Monday, July 23 through Monday, July 30 and donations will go to Feed Our Veterans and Chapel House Homeless Shelter. Those interested in participating in the drive should bring nonperishable food and personal care goods, such as soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, dental floss, etc.
“We often see care drives during the holidays and we must remember that our veterans need assistance all year long,” Rep. Hanna said. “No gift is too small and it is my hope that we can make a great donation to these organizations that are dedicated to assisting our veterans.”
Drop-off site: Rep. Hanna’s Office: 258 Genesee St. First Floor, Utica, N.Y.
All items will be donated to: Feed Our Veterans – a non-profit food pantry in Utica.
About: Feed Our Veterans’ mission is to “provide good, nutritious food to United States Veterans whose circumstances have left them on the battlefield of hunger.” http://www.feedourvets.org/
Drop-off site: Rep. Hanna’s Office: 110 Genesee St., Suite 110, Auburn, N.Y.
All items will be donated to: Chapel House Homeless Shelter in Auburn.
About: Chapel House is “an advocate for the homeless population, not only providing emergency food and shelter, but working cooperatively with other community agencies to promote self-sufficiency, personal growth, and social responsibility.” http://www.chapelhouseshelter.org/