DAV BAGS GROCERIES FOR VETERANS
Location of did you ever think bagging groceries could lead to supporting a good cause?
Kimt news 3's samantha soto was at hyvee today where local disabled american veterans members were doing exactly that.
She joins us live.
I'm here in rochester at hy?
"*vee grocery store where members of the disabled american veterans chapter came together today to pay back the service that veterans gave to our country.
This is the second year the d?
"*v has teamed up with on 37th st to bag groceries and accept donations.
"*v help vets that are homeless, distressed, and returning vets that need special programs in seven southeastern minnesota counties.
All donations collected goes directly toward helping the veterans of southeastern minnesota receive counseling courses, retreats for women veterans returning from service, and medical services.
"we're really diversifying in what we do in our memberships and what we're seeing in veterans over the years that are being disabled.
Some of the issus are not covered by the v.a.
So they need other sources and that's where we can fill in the gap."
Clothing donation bins for the disabled american veterans can also be found at the rochester va clinic, hy?
"*vee grocery stores, and throughout the please ?
"* only drop off cloths and shoes at these bins.
The dav will have to pay to dispose of non?
"* clothing ites ?
"* which takes away from money that could be helping veterans.
Live in rochester, samantha soto ?
"* kimt new all donations recieved go directly toward helping area veterans in need of support like groceries,