HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ --- A Hero’s Welcome Northern New Jersey Chapter is looking for volunteers to assist with a Star Packet project to support troops and veterans. It will take place on Wednesday, April 18, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Hasbrouck Heights VFW.

Rose Pagan is spearheading the effort and is in need of 60 volunteers to help assemble 2000 Star Packets.  The assistance of Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, community service students and other volunteers is welcomed. The deadline to sign up is April 8. The Star Packets will be distributed to troops overseas and veterans stateside on Support Your Troops Day on April 29.

The Star Packets will include:

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  • A handwritten letter,

  • A star from a worn American flag, and

  • A card

A Hero’s Welcome is an organization that ensures all service members receive a proper welcome home.

For additional information or to volunteer, contact Rose Pagan at rosepagan96@gmail.com.