Thursday, January 14, 2016

WWII Veteran Gets Help From Community With Repairs

Local heroes help war hero reported on WTNH News out of Connecticut about a WWII veteran, Alex Sawchyn, needing to make repairs on his home to qualify for new insurance. He tried and fell twice at the age of 89.

A State Senator, along with a veterans charity and the community pitched in and got him back on his feet.
State Senator Mike McLachlan lauded the turnout, saying, “This is what neighbors looking out for one another is all about. Alexander Sawchyn is a member of the ‘Greatest Generation’ that does not ask for help. We are grateful to Purple Heart Homes, Mark Edwards, and all the volunteers that stepped up to help this wonderful World War II veteran and his wife, Theresa, who have always given so much to help others.”