By Jennifer McRae

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4)– Hundreds of low-income veterans and their families received food donations on Friday. The bags included fresh fruits, vegetables, meats and non-perishable items totaling about 75 pounds.

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The group “Soldiers Angels” distributed the bags of food in Englewood on Friday. The distribution helps feed a family of four for two weeks. For many of the families, they have to make the food last for an entire month.

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“Oh, it’s a blessing. It’s a blessing because I live only on my pension each month. And after I pay my rent, which is $1,000, I got maybe $200 left to my name. So this is a blessing every month,” said veteran Kathy Perry.

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The Colorado Veterans Project awarded $6,000 to the Soldiers Angels. The money will be used to purchase fresh produce from local farmers for its Denver metro area food distribution events over the next few months.

Jennifer McRae


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