ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — A neighborhood group did its half to verify veterans locally could have a Thanksgiving meal on the desk.
The Chad A. Edmundson Memorial Basis gave away 200 turkeys plus all the trimmings like stuffing, potatoes, and greens to space veterans.
The group presents numerous outreach packages for vets in reminiscence of Chad Edmunson, an Military Nationwide Guard member, killed in Iraq eleven and a half years in the past.
“Individuals come, it’s so superior to see how pleased persons are in what we do, it makes your self really feel good that we’re giving again,” stated Taylor Swires, who served within the PA Nationwide Guard from 2011-2018.
“These veterans achieve this a lot, you consider being away from house, away from household,” stated Roy Edmundson, father of Chad Edmundson.
“The sacrifices they’ve made at house and overseas. These guys they serve abroad, they arrive house they usually’re the primary ones to step up and deal with another person.”
Roy Edmundson says that higher solution to present we care about their sacrifice than giving them one thing again.