Clifton Park, NY Lodge News

NY NORTHEAST
District No. 6280

Clifton Park Elks Support the Veterans Miracle Center

 

Pictured (L to R) with the donation are VMC staff member Rosie Smith, PERs Bob Lumpkins and Jim Farnan, Lodge Member Dan Mathias and his niece Kaeli Mathias. 

Members of the Clifton Park Elks recently delivered $850 in cleaning supplies to the Veterans Miracle Center (VMC) in Albany, NY. The Veterans Miracle Center's mission is to offer veterans and active-duty military personnel real solutions that will enhance their lives. All goods and services are available free-of-charge to veterans and their immediate household. The donation was made possible by a Gratitude Grant from the Elks National Foundation.

The Veterans Miracle Center is located at 10 Interstate Avenue, Albany, NY. The Center provides clothing, personal care and hygiene products, houseware items, ambulatory equipment, toys for their children and much more -- as well as specialists available in counseling for personal needs, jobs, housing or financing. All goods and services are available free-of-charge to veterans and their immediate household.

The VMC is open by appointment-only to veterans certified through reputable veteran organizations such as: Red Cross Veterans Affairs, VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars), the VA, Center for Independence, Soldier On, Albany Housing Coalition, Patriot Hills, or other qualifying organization.

Lodge members can also donate clothing and other loghtly used goods to the VMC by using the donation box in the Lodge parking lot. Donation receipts are available for the Lodge Secretary.


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