By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Two local veterans groups teamed up on Saturday in Pittsburgh to help feed some of the homeless.READ MORE: Anti-Violence Organizations In Pittsburgh React To New Law Enforcement Initiatives
Vets Who Connect and The Mission Continues brought their smokers to the Light of Life Rescue Mission’s new North Side facility.READ MORE: UPMC Doctors Trying To Raise Awareness About Benefits Of Naps For First Responders
Organizers said that giving back is important, especially during the winter months.
“After these past two weeks of winter, we wanted to let the homeless population know that they’re not forgotten about,” said Derrick Clark the co-founder of Vets Who Connect and the mission leader of The Mission Continues.MORE NEWS: Steelers Will Not Hold Training Camp At Saint Vincent College This Year
The groups have also gone to other neighborhoods throughout Pittsburgh to help feed those in need.