Thanksgiving Heroes Provides Dinner For Veterans

Friday, November 22, 2013

Combat veterans are giving back to those who are less fortunate this Thanksgiving. 

“There are a lot of needs here in our own country," said Daniel Wysong, who has organized the program.  "Some for us thought that we sacrificed for others in another country we could certainly sacrifice for people here at home.”  

Thanksgiving Heroes will be raising money to buy Thanksgiving dinner for 28 Chattanooga area families this year. “We hope to expand this greatly next year," said Mr. Wysong.  "This year we’re getting our feet wet and finding out what to do.” 

Mr. Wysong is a Marine combat veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan. “The selected families are going to meet me at 1 p.m. today at the Wal Mart on Gunbarrel Road, and we’re going to take them shopping for their Thanksgiving dinner.”

Alliance Physical Therapy is partnering with Thanksgiving Heroes in this effort. 

“Our desire is to put faith into action," said Mr. Wysong.  "We want people to feel that others love them.”


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