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GCI's Veterans Donates Hygiene Bags to Valor Home

GCI's Veterans Donates Hygiene Bags to Valor Home

Grafton Correctional Institution and its Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 559 teamed up to lessen the load on Valor Home of Lorain County. The residents of the veterans unit, along with VVA Chapter 559, hand crafted hygiene bags and then filled them with items needed for the men residing at Valor Home. It was a project conceived by the men where they wanted to give back to the community and there fellow veterans both past war and current. It was a great community service project in which the unit as a whole was involved.

Staff Adviser Sgt Roberts delivered the donated hygiene kits to Valor home, there were 28 homeless veterans housed at the facility. He was given a tour of the facility and met many of the residents and staff. Valor Home is operated by Family and Community Services Inc., a private nonprofit agency based in Ravenna, Ohio.  Valor Home is a transitional housing program for homeless male veterans. They help the residents through structured and engaging therapies such as art, music and life skills therapy on-site four days a week. 


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