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BRYAN, OH (Toledo News Now) -
2012, the inaugural Wounded Veterans Benefit in Bryan raised $6,000.
Alliance Church organized the benefit, and through a partnership with the local
VFW, that money was donated to the Williams County Veteran Services to help
raised from this year's event will do the same.
kind of thing helps me sleep better at night," said Mary Oliver, director of
the Williams County Veteran Services. "Because I know if I wake up tomorrow,
and I hear a vet has ‘XYZ' problem, I have another resource."
event is more than just a fundraiser for county veterans. For many, it's a way
to say thank you, to tell their story, and learn more about services available
booth with information on a number of services was on display at the benefit.
work with World War II vets, and I've had World War II vets in my office every
single week saying, ‘I didn't even know that existed,'" said Oliver. "So no
matter how much advertising you do, and outreach, any extra thing you can to
get it out there, you might touch that one person who really needs something."