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VFW collects for Harvey relief

Volunteers round up more than 35,000 pounds in supplies for hurricane relief


September 13, 2017

Brandon L. Summers

A palette of cases of bottled water, six feet high, was collected by Sidney VFW Post 610 and loaded into a truck donated by Adams Trucking, bound for Texas to help provide relief for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Sidney's VFW collected more than 35,000 pounds of goods, and filled the truck by the end of Thursday.

Sidney's VFW Post 610's Hurricane Harvey relief effort last week resulted in more than 35,000 pounds worth of supplies being collected.

"It was a great effort," Cmdr. Stephanie Dadgostar said. "There were people from all different walks of life. We had veterans out there. We had school kids out there. We had all kinds of people helping out. It was a pretty amazing community effort."

From Tuesday through Thursday evenings, VFW volunteers at Cheyenne County Fairgrounds, with a truck donated by Adams Trucking, collected needed supplies for hurricane victims.

People brought not only cases of bo...

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