Saginaw VA raises awareness, money for homeless veterans
SAGINAW, Mich. – Veterans, their family members and community members came together Wednesday to raise awareness for homeless veterans and help them get the medical care they need.
The VA in Saginaw hosted a VA2k walk and health fair this morning.
The goal to raise money and donations to help support homeless veterans.
They collected toiletries, personal hygiene products and clothes for vets.
We caught up with one veteran who said he is thankful for the services the VA provides.
"They got me cataracts surgery, I had real bad cataracts. Dr. Edward Stack from Grand Blanc fixed my eyes. I got my eyesight back, and I am very thankful for the way the VA has taken care of me,” said Marine Corps. Veteran Charles Burns.
Our own Amanda Chodnicki was the emcee of the event.