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SHS students to help Warrior House during Veteran's Day

posted Nov 2, 2017, 10:45 AM by Jeffrey Wolf


By: Abbie Schmidt, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Posted November 2nd, 2017


Every year, the high school’s Social Studies department runs a fundraiser to help out veterans. For the past few years, they have been selling stars, with proceeds going to the Honor Flight. This year, the Social Studies Department is trying something different with hopes of saying thank you to local veterans.

   

Starting November 6th, and continuing through November 10th, the Social Studies department will be collecting money and different items to be sent to the Warrior House. The Warrior House is a house in Lomira, started by Salute the Troops. It is a transition home for males returning from the military who need a rental history before they can rent their own place. Warrior House helps the veterans to establish a rental history and offers support and therapy to the veterans. Because they are so new, they still need help with a few items. If you are interested in helping, check out the list below for some items they need. Also, check out the website for more details!

http://www.salutethetroopswi.org/warrior-house.html


Food/Kitchen items:

AA and AAA batteries

Dishwasher soap

Candles

Juice (any) - no glass bottles

Aluminum foil

Canned carrots, cream-style corn

Noodles (shell-type, large and small)


Smaller items:

Oil/gas funnel

Brita water filters

Non-stick pan(s)

Regular standard non metric wrenches

Fan

Mop and bucket

Water sprinkler for garden

Carbon monoxide detector

Garden tools

Wood and shop supplies

Light fixtures for basement

Tall storage shelving (Gorilla racking)

    For basement non-perishables

    For storage unit

Sand paper, shovel

Art supplies

Fire pit tongs

Wire/mesh screen cover burn barrel


Monetary Donations are also accepted for internet and cable service or to put towards other items.


They are also looking for help with the following items (please contact them if you can help!)

Teardown and Rebuild existing shed with concrete floor

30ft flag pole installation with brick foundation

Pave driveway

Home repair (tuck pointing)

Replace hall light fixtures

Repair electrical wiring in the basement


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