Lodinews.com

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Wounded Warriors fundraiser receives major donation

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Saturday, February 8, 2014 12:00 am

Lodi residents are showing their support for veterans in need. Organizers for the Warriors for Wounded Warriors walk report an outpouring of community support for today’s event benefiting the Wounded Warriors organization.

One major donation was dropped off in the Vineyard Christian Middle School office in an envelope. Event organizer Lyanne Paustenbach confirmed the donation was for $10,000, but said the benefactor wishes to remain anonymous.

More than 100 people are registered to walk today at Lodi Lake. Garrett Hilscher, the sailor whose family was helped by Wounded Warriors after his illness, will be present to accept a check on behalf of the organization.

The walk is 1.85 miles, and it costs $25 to participate. Registration and photos are open at 8 a.m. The opening presentation and the walk begin at 9 a.m.

Paustenbach said donations will still be accepted through next week at the school. For more information, email warriorsforwoundedwarriors@gmail.com.

More about

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Use your real name. You must register with your full first and last name before you can comment. (And don't pretend you're someone else.)
  • 2 Keep it clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually oriented language.
  • 3 Don't threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
  • 4 Be truthful. Don't lie about anyone or anything. Don't post unsubstantiated allegations, rumors or gossip that could harm the reputation of a person, company or organization.
  • 5 Be nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 6 Stay on topic. Make sure your comments are about the story. Don't insult each other.
  • 7 Tell us if the discussion is getting out of hand. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 8 Share what you know, and ask about what you don't.

Welcome to the discussion.

Video

Popular Stories

Poll

Loading…

Mailing List

Subscribe to a mailing list to have daily news sent directly to your inbox.

  • Breaking News

    Would you like to receive breaking news alerts? Sign up now!

  • News Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily news headlines? Sign up now!

  • Sports Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily sports headlines? Sign up now!

Manage Your Lists