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Cornell, Army Veteran said upon coming into the VMC today “ I love these girls”.

Cornell came back today with this visit and we gave him an area rug, toilet paper, paper towels, bar soap, toothbrush, food, a pot, vitamins, paper plates, tissues, candles, body spray, cleaning products, POW hat, and a VMC t-shirt.

Thank you Cornell for your service. We love you too!
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We were honored with a visit from a tremendous group of heroes called the Combat Vets Association. They brought us a $500 donation. Many of them had never been to the VMC and they were deeply touched as they walked through and to see first hand what we do for our veterans.

What a wonderful visit, we cannot thank you enough guys!
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We were honored to have Paul Harding and his staff from the law firm of Martin, Harding and Mazzotti out volunteering in our warehouse! Not only did they have a great time they also got a ton of work done and we really appreciate their heart to serve.

Thank you Paul and to your faithful staff...we so enjoyed having you with us once again!
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"This place is great for both my son who is a Marine and myself, thank you for supporting us Vets."

Meet Bill who not only is an Army Veteran but also served us in the Air Force. He stopped in to say hi and to grab a few personal hygiene items and an Army hat and Air Force sweatshirt. Thank You Bill for your double duty of service to our great nation 🙂
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May your troubles be less & your blessings be more & nothing but happiness come through your door! Happy St. Patrick's Day! ...

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Meet Dan a Marine who just moved into his apartment. Dan is pictured here with two of our Marine Volunteers, he received a new table for his kitchen.

We also helped Dan out with: toilet paper, paper towels, bar soap, toothpaste, hand towels, twin bedding set , pots and pans, iron griddle, microwave, bake ware, coffee maker, dishes, boots and a bath mat.

We had a great time helping Dan shop, and we're sure he had a great time too!
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Attention VMC Fam! Our new shirts are in. Stop in today, make a $10 donation to our food pantry and grab your shirt. Wear it proudly and support our Troops deployed and our Vets we serve.

Send us a message with you wearing your shirt, and we'll be sure to feature it!
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Meet Army Veteran Shelly who was referred to us to help her furnish her new apartment, and an honor it was! We took good care of Shelly with: pillows, queen bedding, queen sheets, dish sets, flatware, frying pan, iron, pots, toaster, utensils, microwave, cleaning and paper supplies, plastic storage containers, personal hygiene products, and some food.

Thank you Shelly for your service, we were honored to be able to help you and we sure do wish you all the best in your new home. God bless you!
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We love helping the Battle Buddy rooms. This is our General Manager Jim with two of the ladies from Vassar College who came by to get some supplies for the veterans yesterday!

We were able to provide them with with toilet paper, paper towels, popcorn, peanut butter, k-cup coffee, cups, napkins, diapers and wipes for a student expecting a baby!

Glad to be of help for our battle buddies at Vassar!
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"What a great shopping experience!"

One of our heroes David shopped for personal hygiene products, paper products and food to help his pantry. David comes here with another Veteran Daniel, but Daniel was shy and did not want his picture taken.

David and Daniel it is our honor to serve you. We always want you to feel very comfortable and at home at the VMC because
we are here for you. God bless you both!
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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..."

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