Rockland Sons of Italy Helps Homes for Heroes

Jul 29, 2015 1433

by Lanning Tagliaferro

The Rockland Sons of Italy Lodge 2176 recently held a fundraiser for Homes for Heroes in conjunction with Rockland County Legislator John Murphy who has championed the program through Habitat for Humanity of Rockland. The event raised $2,000 for the local charity.

Two local nonprofit organizations, Rockland Housing Action Coalition and Joseph's Home, Inc., conceived the Homes for Heroes project which has a goal of providing permanent, supportive and affordable rental housing for homeless, service disabled veterans and their families in the two-four unit garden-style apartment buildings on the site of the former Camp Shanks in Tappan.

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