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New South Hutch VFW Challenge Coin has three challenges built into it, one being suicide prevention.
Having lost a member due to suicide in 2019, members are educating the public that we lose 22 Veterans a day due to suicide.
Post 12157 took a local family shopping for Christmas this year in addition to their annual participation in the Toy Run.
"We want Veteran families to know we are here to support them, even when their Veteran is not," said CJ Jefferis, CKVCP President and member of the South Hutch VFW post.
Reno County hosted a booth at the downtown Third Thursday event. Their goal is to educate the community on resources available to people in crisis. Follow the link below to learn more.
Kindred Hospice team members attended the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training hosted by Reno County Communities that Care (now called Rise Up Reno).
"Our goal was to be armed with enough information to help keep the patients and communities we care for safe. We work with many different types of people in various walks of life, all facing end of life challenges. Our Veteran patients can definitely use this support as we know the nation loses 22 Veterans a day due to suicide," said Raechel Manley, the We Honor Veterans Coordinator.