Wrapping gifts for veterans

Posted at 2:24 PM, Nov 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-30 22:10:28-05

BOISE, Idaho — Around 30 volunteers showed up to the VA Medical Center in Boise on Saturday to help wrap gifts for veterans.

The group will focus primarily on wrapping underwear, long-johns, hats, socks and gloves.

"I'm just very excited this is just such a great event, You know, to have so many folks come out and do something, you know, that makes people feel good. I hope that this is something we continue to do year-round," said Lupe Wissel, the State Director for AARP Idaho.

The volunteers will continue to wrap gifts until they finish the week before Christmas.

The gifts will mainly benefit homeless veterans.