CLEVELAND - Northeast Ohio hospitalized veterans were reminded Sunday that their service to their country will never be forgotten.
Volunteers from several veteran and community organizations, along with civilian volunteers, passed out more than 700 holiday stockings to veterans hospitalized in the spine injury ward of Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center.
Stockings were filled with snacks, food, playing cards and other items.
"Operation: Never Forget 2012" organizer Adam Cook of Concord received an overwhelming Facebook response from volunteers looking to help donate and pass out stockings to the veterans.
"Because of their service to our country, their lives have been changed forever," said Cook. "We need to let them know they are not forgotten."
Cook also received more than $2,000 in food donations.
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