Tellico Village’s VFW Post 12135 Fall Clothing Drive Tops Last Year’s Drive

 

The 2019 clothing drive brought in 40-20 gallon bags of clothing and 50 coats. The clothing was equally divided between men and women. Thirty-one new coats were donated by the Tellico Village Kiwanis Club. After the clothing was sorted and bagged it was distributed to the following.

  • Loudon VFW Post 5150 received 4 bags of clothing that were delivered to the Sen. Ben Atchley State Veterans Home in Knoxville.
  • Sweetwater VFW Post 5156 received 4 bags of clothing that were delivered to the VA facility at Mountain Home.
  • Tennessee Coalition for the Homeless received 3 boxes, 12 bags, and 15 coats for the 18 veterans they furnish housing for.
  • Knoxville Area Rescue Ministries’ coordinator Tony Harris received 8 bags of clothing.
  • The Knoxville Veterans Center took the balance of the clothing.

A big thank you goes out to the residents of Tellico Village for their kindness and donations to the veterans.

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