Italian American Association donates toys to disabled veterans' families and local children

Jan 02, 2020 880

The Central Orange County Italian-American Association has been quietly doing good works for decades. And last Christmas was no exception. On Dec. 18, members of the association, comprised of individuals of Italian-American heritage, met at the Dikeman Engine & Hose Co. in Goshen to turn over dozens of toys they had purchased to veterans Pete and Laura Rollins, for distribution to veterans' families in need.

Association member Robert Giordano said the Central Orange County Italian American Association and the Knights of Columbus had partnered on this effort. “The two organizations donate these toys and presents to the Veterans Association for the children in Orange County whose parents don’t have enough money or need certain gifts," he said.

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