Welcome Home, Inc. Showered With Gifts

8 years 5 months 5 days ago Wednesday, December 21 2011 Dec 21, 2011 Wednesday, December 21, 2011 10:53:00 AM CST December 21, 2011 in News
By: Sophia Petenakis

COLUMBIA - Members of the Veterans United Foundation surprised the Welcome Home of Columbia with an array of presents including bicycles and and laptops Wednesday. The members bore four carloads of Christmas gifts.

In addition to the gifts, Veterans United head coordinator, Megan Sievers, presented the home with a $10,000 check to further support the veterans. Welcome Home, Inc. is a non-profit based community home which helps homeless veterans return to society as self-supporting citizens. Veteran David Steinmeyer was overwhelmed with the gifts.

"We are all going through hard times here and to have a nice Christmas away from home and things, this has truly made our Christmas," he said. 

In addition to the money donation and gifts, the Veterans United Foundation promised to cook a warm Christmas meal on Sunday.

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