For Immediate Release
Contact: Pat LaMarche
11 December 2022
Blankets Created for Veterans Experiencing Homelessness Presented to #Memorialblanket
Handmade gifts for Vets Will Journey to Nation’s Capital to Raise Awareness
Tuesday, December 13th at 11 a.m., the Lebanon County Commission to End Homelessness will present organizers of the Memorial Blanket project with military themed blankets that will journey with hundreds of other Pennsylvania blankets to join the national homeless awareness event at the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol on December 21st, 2022.
The presentation will take place at the Community Club – located at Arrowheads Bar and Grill, 9-65 Fisher Avenue, Annville, Pa.
The Memorial Blanket event in DC, coincides with Homeless Remembrance night, in an effort to amplify the voices of those who experience homelessness as well as those who advocate for folks experiencing housing insecurity.
Presentations and comments will be made by Jo Garvin, of Veterans for Valor; Lebanon County Coalition to End Homelessness staff; as well as representatives of the PADMVA – Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.