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Bagging Groceries to Help Veterans and their Families

May 19, 2018 08:57 PM

(ABC 6 News) -- Another fundraiser for Operation Welcome Home took place at several area grocery stores on Saturday.

Some celebrity baggers, including ABC 6 News anchors Laura Lee and Noelle Anderson who spent several hours bagging groceries at the four Rochester Hyvee locations.   The goal -- bringing veterans and their families together to heal, "Minnesota is a non-active military state so there's not a base here where they have a community. So, what's really nice about Operation Welcome Home is it brings them together and they can work through any issues that they have."

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Organizers said the program has helped around 4,500 veterans and their families over the past 10 years.


 

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