Volunteers help take care of Veterans’ homes in North Haven


NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Over 200 volunteers went to 54 veterans homes in North Haven to help fix them up Saturday morning.

Volunteers of all ages from Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops middle school and high school students, and others joined forces to help out Vets in need.

“We’re here to make sure they feel good. And they are all bright-eyed and bushy tailed when they see us come out here with young kids that actually get it now,” said Angelo Appi Jr. “We’re teaching our younger generation this is what veterans’ day is about. It’s not a day off from school. It’s to help out the veterans that gave us the freedoms that we have today.”

This is the 6th year that the New Haven Veterans Project volunteers have helped those who served.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

New Haven

Keeping drugs out: Community campaigning to shut down Waterbury motel

News /

Plane built by 24 high school students takes flight at Meriden Markham Airport

News /

Child who attends YMCA camp in Hamden tests positive for COVID-19

News /

North Haven man arrested for murder in Waterbury fatal stabbing

News /

Milford Police officer named Nationwide D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year

News /

2020 NHdocs to go on amid pandemic

News /
More New Haven

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss