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Saying thank-you to a Veteran

Published: November 1, 2019

There are a million ways to say thank you. Great or small they all have value.

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  • Decide to always just say thank you whenever you see a person in uniform. 
  • When you see a person in uniform at the coffee shop or fast food restaurant pick up their tab if you can. 
  • At the airport trade your first class or comfort seat for their standard seat 
  • If you have a neighbor who is deployed offer to play catch with the kids or mow the lawn. Ask how you can help 
  • Send a care package by contacting Operation Gratitude 
  • Donate your old cell phone 
  • Drive a Veteran to their doctor appointments (contact the hospital services coordinator at the local VA hospital) 
  • Write a letter 
  • Volunteer at a VA hospital 
  • If you run a business hire a veteran - Hire Heroes USA 
  • Donate dollars or time to train service dogs for veterans - Patriot Paws or Puppy Jake Foundation 
  • Build a house for a veteran - Building Homes for Heroes

Big dollars or only a few dollars, lots of time or only a little time, where there is a will there is a way to say thank you to those who serve in our military. www.schoenfh.com

 
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