Lansing-area veterans and National Guard/Reserve members are about to get care packages from the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency.

Operation Veteran Care Package 2020 will be distributed Saturday as a symbol of thanks and support during the pandemic. Supplies are limited and you can get registered and get more information on the event by clicking here. You must be a veteran or National Guard/Reserve. You will need your proof of service.

The care packages are valued at 30 bucks and feature hand written notes of thanks from citizens across America. It is intended to help lift the spirits and curb suicides of veterans. If you are concerned a veteran in your life is considering suicide, please call the veteran crisis line 1-800-273-8255 or go to

Thank you, veterans and National Guard/Reserve! And special thanks to:
Support Our Troops, Lansing Community College, Lansing Area Veterans Coalition-Region 7 VCAT, Walking With Warriors Veteran Navigator Program, Hidden Heroes-Dole Fellowship Program, Warriors and Caregivers United, and Daughters of the Revolution – Stoney Creek Chapter and Wounded Warrior Project.

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