WARWICK, R.I. – This weekend, Lt. Governor Dan McKee will be joined by volunteers from across Rhode Island to assemble hundreds of care packages for Rhode Island service members who are away from home this holiday season as part of the 15th Operation Holiday Cheer.
On Saturday, November 18th, volunteers will collect and sort donations from the public from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Rhode Island National Guard Armory in Warwick. On Sunday, November 19th from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., volunteers will return to the Armory to assemble care packages.
WHAT: Operation Holiday Cheer
WHO: Lt. Governor Dan McKee Major General Christopher P. Callahan Kasim Yarn, Director of Veterans Affairs
WHEN: Donation Drop-off: Saturday, November 18th, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Care Package Assembly: Sunday, November 19th, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.* *Brief remarks from Lt. Governor to begin at 10:00 a.m., media opportunity
WHERE: Rhode Island National Guard Armory, 541 Airport Road Warwick, RI, 02886
Media Contact: Andrea Palagi | firstname.lastname@example.org | (401) 744-7925