INDIANAPOLIS — Greater than a half-dozen army households obtained an early Christmas Saturday.
Want Four Our Heroes organized the occasion, which supplied Christmas presidents to households which may not in any other case have been capable of afford them. The group works to assist army service women and men throughout and after deployment, together with offering help to their households at residence.
“We now have presents, reward playing cards, some singing, some cheer,” Russ Chargualaf stated, the group’s deputy director.
Dozens of volunteers unfold out all through Central Indiana to ship items to seven households Saturday. In one other shock, the group additionally helped Petty Officer Second Class Rick Fitez shock his household for the weekend.
“It was superior,” he stated. “It was good. Precisely what I needed.”
The group labored with volunteers and corporations to fund and ship the items, together with CBS4 which helped sponsor a household in Avon.
“The thrill on the faces of the households, however most significantly the children who don’t know what’s about to occur,” Chargualaf stated. “When you’ve got 75 to 100 folks singing Christmas carols and holding candles, lights and cheering you on, it is emotional. And it is a tremendous feeling.”