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MARINE GYSGT LUIS A. MERCADO JR.

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Packages for Heroes

The Sentinel
Posted May. 22, 2017

New Windsor mom, Luz Mercado, started the foundation, Ã’Support Our Heroes, when her son Marine GYSGT Luis Mercado Jr. was stationed in Iraq and started to share items from packages his mom sent him to fellow soldiers who told him of some of the simple pleasures they were missing from home.

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Donations sought to support military troops

Poughkeepsie Journal
Published: 11/18/15

Lucy Mercado, New Windsor, is preparing to ship items to military service members as part of her foundation, Support Our Heroes. She supports three platoons in Afghanistan.

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May 22, 2017

Packages for Heroes

The Sentinel
Online Article Here

New Windsor mom, Luz Mercado, started the foundation, "Support Our Heroes", when her son Marine GYSGT Luis Mercado Jr. was stationed in Iraq and started to share items from packages his mom sent him to fellow soldiers who told him of some of the simple pleasures they were missing from home.

Luz went into action and soon had three platoons receiving packages of some special things that just made their days a little more tolerable and their stations abroad seem to pass a little faster.

While some other fundraising groups have chipped in to keep her cause going, when news from abroad is slow so are the donations that she needs to keep the program going. In gratitude for her son's safe return after his tour of duty, she has vowed to continue sending packages until every soldier comes home.

Items she is looking for (in addition to monetary donations), include:

To help in any way (packaging, donating, fundraising), Please call Luz Mercado at 845-569-9450

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