Klein To Donate More Than 200 Valentine’s Day Cards and Gift Bags to Bronx Veterans


BRONX, NY – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), joined by Miss USA 2014 Nia Sanchez and P.S. 83, will host the 20th annual “Valentines for Veterans” celebration on Friday, February 13th at 11:00 AM at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in the Bronx. The special event will feature a performance by the P.S. 83 school choir and more than 200 Valentine’s Day cards and goody bags prepared by children at Bronx schools will be handed out to residents.


Each year, Senator Klein hosts “Valentines for Veterans” during the National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans, a weeklong celebration commemorating more than 98,000 men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Services and are now cared for by the Department of Veterans Affairs in hospitals, outpatient clinics, and nursing homes across the U.S.


WHO: Senator Jeff Klein, Miss USA 2014 Nia Sanchez, P.S. 83 students, local veterans and residents of the James J. Peters VA Medical Center.

WHAT: 20th Annual “Valentines for Veterans” Celebration

WHERE: James J. Peters VA Medical Center, 130 West Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10468.

WHEN: Friday, February 13th at 11:00 AM

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