PEYTON, THANK YOU. TOMORROW IS VETERANS DAY AND LOCAL GROUPS ARE WORKING TOGETHER TO SAY THANK YOU BY ENSURING VETERANS IN GREENVILLE COUNTIES HAVE ENOUGH FOOD TO EAT. THIS MORNING IN TAYLORS, VOLUNTEERS GATHERED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE YMCA’S FOOD RELIEF PROGRAM FOR VETERANS. THEY SPENT AN HOUR PACKING PAPER BAGS FILLED WITH FOOD. THESE BAGS WILL BE DELIVERED TO GREENVILLE VA CLINIC AND DONATED TO LOCAL VETERANS WHO NEED THEM. ORGANIZER RUTH TELLS US YMCA VOLUNTEERS DONATE MONEY TO PAY FOR FOOD. THEY SAY THESE VOLUNTEERS ACTUALLY MEET TO PACK THESE BAGS EVERY THURSDAY MORNING. BUT TOMORROW IS VETERANS DAY. THIS DAY WAS EXTRA SPECIAL. JUST AN IMPORTANT OPPORTUNITY FOR US TO REALIZE WHAT THESE VETERANS HAVE DONE FOR OUR COUNTRY ACCORDING TO THEIR DAY OF SERVICE. AND SO WE JUST WANT TO GIVE THEM BACK. IF YOU WISH TO HELP BY DONATING MONEY OR YOUR TIME, YOU CAN CALL THE EASTSIDE FAMILY YMCA IN TAYLORS AND ASK TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FOOD RELIEF PROGRAM. THE NUMBERS RIGHT ON YOUR SCREEN. AND IF YOU ARE A VETERAN WHO REQUIRES A BAG OF FOOD, YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE

Volunteers pack brown bags with food for veterans

Volunteers help out with the Eastside Family YMCA food assistance program for veterans

Volunteers from the Eastside Family YMCA packed and delivered bags of food to veterans as part of their food assistance program. The program is staffed by volunteers, funded by grants and donations, and provides food to families in hotels, homeless veterans at the VA Outpatient Center, residents of Gateway House, and other families identified by the Greenville County Schools, Upstate Warrior Solution and Alston. Wilkes Company.

Volunteers from the Eastside Family YMCA packed and delivered bags of food to veterans as part of their food assistance program.

The program is staffed by volunteers, funded by grants and donations, and provides food to families in hotels, homeless veterans at the VA Outpatient Center, residents of Gateway House, and other families identified by the Greenville County Schools, Upstate Warrior Solution and Alston. Wilkes Company.