Donations soon to be Packages from Home


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Submitted: Tue, 07/26/2011 - 6:40pm
Updated: Tue, 07/26/2011 - 11:48pm
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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Some of our nation’s finest will be receiving some packages from home in the next few weeks.

This month is one of two times a year Step up for Soldiers’ Packages from Home program delivers all sorts of items to our soldiers overseas. WWAY has been collecting donations for the last month.

“We receive donations from many folks,” Step up for Soldiers founder Thomas Russell said. “Individual schools, organizations, friends of the TV station, friends of the radio station, military.”

Russell said this year the organization has already sent more than 300 packages between the Christmas drive and the summer drive.

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