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Edison Youth Aspires to Help Homeless Vets

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EDISON, NJ - A young man from Edison has set out to help needy veterans.

Harrison Sussman, 12, will have his bar mitzvah on Dec. 14. His bar mitzvah project entails collecting goods that will go to homeless vets.

"I am going to be receiving donations to fill up duffel bags with socks and small toiletries," Sussman writes on his GoFundMe page. "Once we have filled these bags, we will go to New York and hand them out to homeless veterans. I hope to reach my goal of $1,000 by December 9."

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For more information on Sussman's project, see this YouTube presentation:

Sussman is a member of Temple Sholom in Scotch Plains. His GoFundMe page can be found here:

https://www.gofundme.com/harrisons-help-the-homeless-project

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