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Rep. Cummings, Veterans Count CT Deliver Food and Supplies to St. Vincent de Paul Mission

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State Representative Stephanie Cummings (R-74) on Tuesday joined Veteran’s Count CT’s Steve Dunkle and Tonya Tollefsen to deliver cases of food and water, personal care items and clothing to the St. Vincent DePaul Mission of Waterbury.

The donations, collected during a November Stuff a Humvee drive organized and hosted by Rep. Cummings at the Reidville Drive Stop and Shop, were distributed to veterans and shelters across the Greater Waterbury area. Tuesday’s delivery to the Merriman Culinary School / Soup Kitchen was the final distribution from that event.  Hundreds of veterans and residents-in-need benefitted from the donations.

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Ringing a Bell and Filling the Kettle

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Rep. Stephanie Cummings joined Salvation Army operations manager Bri Pierscinski and Major James Purvis, exec. dir. of the Waterbury Corps, to ring the bell and fill the Red Kettle outside the Reidville Drive Stop and Shop.

As a group, the Republican caucuses have raised more than $190,000 for the Salvation Army over the past several years. The Salvation Army responds to natural disasters such as wildfires and tornadoes, provides meals and toys to families in need, and conducts research and analyses regarding human needs around the country. They also provide adult rehabilitation, veteran services, elderly services, missing person searches, housing assistance, youth recreation, sponsorship, and support in the fight to end human trafficking.

 

Rep. Cummings to Ring Bell for Salvation Army

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State Representative Stephanie Cummings (R-74) will be raising money for local residents in need by collecting for the Salvation Army at the Reidville Drive Stop and Shop on December 18.

When: Monday, December 18, 2017 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Where: Stop and Shop – 410 Reidville Dr., Waterbury, CT

Rep. Cummings welcomes all constituents to stop by the store and help make the fundraising event a success! If you are unable to make it on December 18th you can text “CTREP” to 71777 to donate directly to the House and Senate Republicans’ Red Kettle. You can also visit the Salvation Army’s website at www.salvationarmyusa.org to learn of other ways to do good this holiday season; for example, by donating cars, clothing, household goods, airline miles, bonds and stocks, or volunteering for the community.

As a group, the Republican caucuses have raised more than $190,000 for the Salvation Army over the past several years. The Salvation Army responds to natural disasters such as wildfires and tornadoes, provides meals and toys to families in need, and conducts research and analyses regarding human needs around the country. They also provide adult rehabilitation, veteran services, elderly services, missing person searches, housing assistance, youth recreation, sponsorship, and support in the fight to end human trafficking.