Newsletter

This active duty Army soldier with that warm happy smile is Verrol. He's smiling because and we took real good care of him with a bike, running sneakers,cooler, dog food, personal hygiene product, VMC t-shirts, and a queen bedding set.

Thank you Verrol for your service to our great nation... We love our Veterans to leave with a smile like this!
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Irv is a Coast Guard Veteran and he was so happy to get charcoal grill! It's perfect for him, now he can enjoy the great weather and grill some delicious meals. He also received personal hygiene products, shirt, shorts, and a knife set.

We always enjoy our returning veterans, we are humbled and honored anytime we can ease the burdens of our heroes.
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Meet Army Veteran, Mark who came in today not knowing what to expect and we believe we went beyond any expectations he may have had!

Mark was in need of clothing and personal hygiene items so he received: pants, shirts, sneakers, underwear, socks, flip flops, spring jacket, belts, undershirts, body spray, shampoo, vitamins, bar soap and this special Army hat he has on!

We enjoyed meeting and serving you Mark... God Bless you!
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Just a shout out to those VMC volunteers, supporters, and family who reviewed us on Facebook! If anyone else is interested in putting in a good word for us, we are so thankful.

Happy Friday All! Have a blessed weekend.
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Meet Debra who served us in the Navy. She was referred to us by Soldier On.
She needed items for her new home and we took real good care of her with: area rugs , hand towels, shower curtain, coffee maker, iron, roaster pan, toaster oven, curtains, food, batteries, queen sheets, washcloths. toilet paper, paper towels and personal hygiene.

Needless to say Debra left one happy veteran and nothing makes us more happy then to be a blessing to our veterans

Thank you Debra for your service and we wish you all the best in your new abode!
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We posted our April request for 'Pack a Bag For A Vet' and next morning, adorable Brenyn answered the post for two Veterans! While she was here, she picked up a Marine hat for her Grandpa.

Brenyn we thank you, you are very special and thank your Grandpa from us for his service!
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A great big thank to the employees of National Grid who presented the VMC with this wonderful donation! 👍

Our hearts are so full! See how you can make a difference for our Veterans by calling our main office (518) 486-8398.
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Don't forget to 'Pack A Bag for A Veteran'

During the month of April we are asking people to pack one bag for a Veteran while doing your grocery shopping. Pack A Bag to cover 2 days of meals for a Vet. You can drop the bag off at the Veterans Miracle Center, 10 Interstate Ave., Albany. Help us fill the pantry of the Veterans we see each day!
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Three of our very favorite supporters came in with new toys that they picked out for our Veteran visitors' children.

Our small friends; Mary Cate, Anthony and Caroline love to come and donate things to our Miracle Store and we love when they come to the VMC with either mom or grandma.

Thank you kids for your beautiful hearts for our Veterans. Those children will appreciate your donation, and it will mean so much for our Veterans, knowing it came from you three. Thank you for your generous spirit!
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VMC Honoring Two Veterans

"Retired New York Army National Guard 1st Sgt. Patrick Abrams of Brunswick and the late Gerald Barr of Rotterdam, both Vietnam War veterans, will be recognized for their military, and community service, especially to other veterans, according to Melody Burns, VMC director. Abrams is also an Iraq war veteran..."

Click here to read full Times Union Article...


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