Fresno, CA – Remembering our brave men and women with a box of goodies. For the 15th year the “Blue Star Moms” are shipping off a little piece of the Valley to hundreds of troops.
“Just to receive a little piece of home totally just touches their hearts.”
Box after box after box. Blue Star Mom’s president Chris Hofmann knows first hand why this care package means the world to the men and women fighting to keep us safe. Having two sons in the Marine Corps, with one who’s about to be deployed
“I know there will be long times when I won’t get to talk to him, he’ll be gone for Christmas, it’s just hard. but to know the community is behind us means a lot.”
It’s a night where 350 boxes will be packed here at the American Legion Post the donations from local businesses have been pouring in since September 11th. The Blue Star symbolizes what these moms sacrifice to serve our country, their child.
“A piece of my heart serves in the military, it’s just what we can do to give back to them.” says Marisol Gonzalez
“My son is out there serving and i’m going to do the same, I’m going to support him in any way I can.” says Hofmann.
Supporting our troops one box at a time. For more information on the Central Valley Blue Star Moms click HERE.