Veterans Giving Tree
November 21, 2019
Modeled after the Angel Trees that help provide Christmas presents or meals to families, the Veterans Giving Tree, organized by Havre Elks Lodge #1201, is specifically to help veterans during the Christmas season.
Organizer Brandy Kurtz said the Elks Lodge has a tree decorated with tags that include the name of area veterans and up to three needs each. Sponsors can take one, two, or three of the tags to fulfill those needs for the veteran for Christmas.
Started last year, Kurtz said, this program has been met by a great outpouring of generosity by sponsors. In 2018, she said, 12 veterans...