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Veterans contribute to military outreach

 

Last updated 1/8/2009 at Noon

Veterans for Peace members Jan Ruhman (left), USMC veteran, and Gil Field, USCG veteran, are ready to deliver a truckload of donated food to the La Mesa warehouse of Military Outreach Ministries which had been significantly depleted due to their holiday outreach.

The San Diego Veterans For Peace, Chapter 91 (Hugh Thompson Memorial Chapter), which includes several members who are Fallbrook residents, recently delivered a truckload of nonperishable food, donated by members and friends of the chapter, to the La Mesa warehouse of Military Outreach Ministries (MOM).

MOM (www.militaryoutreach.org/index.html), a local ecumenical nonprofit organization, provides food and other necessities of life to junior enlisted military families in San Diego County who would otherwise go without.

In 2007 MOM helped more than 150 families of service people stationed at...



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