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Sons of the American Legion complete winter coat & food drive

The Sons of the American Legion – Seicheprey Post 2

The Sons of the American Legion – Seicheprey Post 2

The Sons of the American Legion – Seicheprey Post 2, Bristol, CT – have completed their Second Annual Winter Coat, and non-perishable Food Drive for the Thanksgiving & Christmas Holiday Season.

Coats have been distributed to the Christian Fellowship Center in Bristol and food was distributed to the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bristol.

“Thank you to everyone who dropped off coats, jackets and sweaters. We have bypassed last years numbers. Over 110 coats, jackets and sweaters were collected and distributed this season,” stated Patrick M. Kilby – Commander of the Sons of the American Legion Post 2.

“Over 100 pounds of food was distributed as well. I would also like to thank everyone at the Christian Fellowship Center and also at the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church for their assistance disturbing these items” stated Kilby.

“Veterans, service members and volunteers are all working together to help residents in the Bristol area which is a win-win for everyone.”

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