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Rauch-Tower VFW Auxiliary #5822

9:29 am

Independent Editor,

To everyone in Byron, Gaines, Corunna, Owosso, and surrounding communities that helped with the veterans Christmas baskets, on behalf of the VFW Auxiliary #5822 Rauch-Tower, we want to thank you for your help.

Through you placing canned goods and personal care items in the boxes in businesses, we were able to help 30 veterans and their families. This year, we had more veterans than ever. Thanks to our community support and a lot of help from Troop #88, our veterans Christmas baskets had enough food for their Christmas dinner, and more.

We are very grateful for all your help in making this year another happy one for so many local veterans and their families. Without the help of our community working together for our veterans, some would go without. All the food was distributed and the veterans were very happy to receive it before Christmas.

Our auxiliary accepts monetary donations all year long for our baskets so we may increase the amount of food we are able to give our veterans at Christmas. This year, we had a very special donation gifted to our veterans by a very generous businessman in Owosso. Thank you very much, Bill, for helping out our veterans. Thank you, Mancino’s Pizza & Grinders. Thank you!

We were only able to continue helping our veterans because of all the discounts we receive from the Kroger in Owosso. Each year, they work their magic, crunch their numbers, and help us get the very most and best for our veterans. We purchase food and personal care items that our veterans need. We are so proud to work with Kroger. I call them my “Kroger Angels,” because without their devine intervention, our baskets wouldn’t have half the items in them. Thank you, my “Kroger Angels.”

Thank you again to everyone for everything you did to make this year’s baskets a success. We look forward to working with you again next year. God bless you all and happy New Year!


Rauch-Tower VFW Auxiliary #5822

Rauch-Tower VFW Auxiliary #5822 was last modified: January 16th, 2018 by Karen Elford