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What’s Happening in December at the VAC: Toy Drives & Veteran Peer events.

What’s Happening in December: Toy Drives & Veteran Peer events. Every Tuesday Veteran Peer night at the VAC 1900hrs till 2130hrs Every Thursday Female Veteran Peer night at the VAC 1800hrs till 2000hrs The VAC (Veteran Activity Center) is located at 2184 Pond Road, Ronkonkoma. Sometimes Volunteerism is the answer so If you wish to get involved with the programs, or need supplies such as food or toiletries for the house, food for the pet, some Veterans to shoot the breeze with, or just hot cup of coffee, we’re here every Tuesday & Thursday evening Get Involved and stay Connected. We will be supplying toys for over 120 Children of Veterans & Active Duty Military this year, so these toys drive dates are every important Saturday December 9th, we are collecting toys at the VAC (Veterans Activity Center) from 3pm -5pm. Saturday December 16th, is our annual Christmas Collection event we will be collecting toys from 10am -3pm and there will be hot food and refreshments all day. Besides unwrapped new toys, we also need gift cards to big box stores and food for the Holiday food pantry. We are also collecting new packages of socks, underwear, t-shirts, sweat pants and top, shower shoes and puzzle books for hospitalized Veterans that will be delivered to the VA Hospital for Christmas. Tuesday December 19th, we will be opening the VAC to all Veterans that need Christmas Cheer for their families. Veterans will be able pick up Christmas toys & gift wrap for their children as well as utilize the food pantries, pick up frozen turkeys and utilize the toiletry, personal care and pet food pantries. Doors to the VAC will open at 7pm and be open till 9:30PM. We will have hot chow and coffee. This is for Veterans only, please do not bring family or children with you. We have a few event dates coming up that we could use cooked foods and baked goods for. Saturday 12/9: baked goods for the WW2 Honor...

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Christmas Toys and Food Available for Veterans / Military

Dec 01, 17 Christmas Toys and Food Available for Veterans / Military

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Any Veteran or Service Member needs help with Christmas We will have free toys and food for your family allowing you to “shop” at “The VAC” (Veterans Activity Center) @ Boots on The Ground NY. Don’t let pride hinder your kids Christmas. We’ve all been there, and we’re here for each other. All requests are confidential. This is also a Veteran peer night and the VAC is not open to the public. Tuesday night December 19th you can come down to the VAC from 7pm till 9pm to pick up what you need. There will also be chow that night and refreshments. If you need a Christmas Tree please let us know ASAP, and we will have one for you. Message me, email me at frankb@bootsonthegroundny.com, leave a message at 631-615-2200, we have a generous community behind us allowing us to be here for you. Please don’t bring your children down to the VAC, this opportunity is for Veterans / Service members. The VAC is located at 2184 Pond Road, Ronkonkoma   Share this:PrintTweetEmailMoreShare on TumblrWhatsAppTelegramPocketLike this:Like...

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Attention Suffolk County Veterans / Military Service Members needing assistance providing Christmas for your family

Nov 20, 17 Attention Suffolk County Veterans / Military Service Members needing assistance providing Christmas for your family

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Attention Suffolk County Veterans / Military Service Members needing assistance providing Christmas for your family If you are a Veteran or Military service member residing in Suffolk County NY and will need assistance providing Christmas for your family please contact us by Monday December 4th, please visit our website at the following link: http://www.bootsonthegroundny.com/veteran-in-need-request-form/  Please include how many are in family, ages of your children, upon reply we will be asking for the ages / gender of your children, clothing sizes, and their “Dear Santa” letter. Please don’t wait till the last minute… There will also be again on Monday December 18th, the toy/food pantry available for Veterans to “shop” for gifts for their children. Details will be posted in December. We will be able to assist a few families this year and we will decide on the eve of the 5th who we will be able to assist. We will be helping families this Christmas that we have not helped in previous years and will contact those families during the first week in December. This is limited to Veterans / Military residing in Suffolk County. All requests for assistance are confidential and only seen by the BOTGNY board members.   Share this:PrintTweetEmailMoreShare on TumblrWhatsAppTelegramPocketLike this:Like...

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Any Veteran that needs a Turkey or food, can stop into the VAC Tuesday evening,

Nov 20, 17 Any Veteran that needs a Turkey or food, can stop into the VAC Tuesday evening,

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Any Veteran that needs a Thanksgiving Turkey or food, can stop into the VAC Tuesday evening, between 6pm and 8pm to utilize the food pantry. VAC is located at 2184 Pond Road, Ronkonkoma.   Share this:PrintTweetEmailMoreShare on TumblrWhatsAppTelegramPocketLike this:Like...

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Attention Veterans: the VAC will be open Thanksgiving Day from Noon till 9pm.

Nov 17, 17 Attention Veterans: the VAC will be open Thanksgiving Day from Noon till 9pm.

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Attention Veterans: the VAC will be open Thanksgiving Day from Noon till 9pm. You don’t need to sit home or find a bar, cmon down watch tv, play pool, or just BS… Also if anyone wants to drop off any cooked meals or deserts I’m sure it will be appreciated. (Any leftover food will be taken home by attendees or brought to the veterans homeless shelter.) The VAC (Veterans Activity Center) is located at 2184 Pond Road, Ronkonkoma.     Share this:PrintTweetEmailMoreShare on TumblrWhatsAppTelegramPocketLike this:Like...

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