Football team taking donations for Broncos in military
Nov. 13, 2008
KALAMAZOO--Fans attending Saturday's (Nov. 15) football game at Western Michigan University's Waldo Stadium are encouraged to bring recommended items to donate for care packages for WMU students, alumni and employees serving in the military in combat zones.
In their final home game of the season, the Broncos (8-2 overall, 5-1 MAC) take on the Toledo Rockets (2-7, 1-4) at 2 p.m. Saturday. In honor of Veterans Day, past and present members of the armed forces will be honored prior to the game. Donation barrels will be staged outside Gates One, Two, Four and Seven for items to be used for care packages for WMU military personnel serving in combat zones.
Recommended items to donate
Donations may also be made weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the WMU Advocacy Office for Transfer Students and Military Affairs on the upper level of the Bernhard Center. Contributions made by Saturday, Nov. 15, are guaranteed for delivery by Christmas.
WMU athletics, the advocacy office and the WMU ROTC Bronco Battalion are supporting the care package donation drive.
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