Homeless veterans served special feast by Citadel cadets

Homeless veterans served special feast by Citadel cadets

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - On this Veterans Day, homeless veterans enjoyed a special lunch at One80 Place in Downtown Charleston.

The veterans were served a hearty meal by cadets from The Citadel, the local military college.

The cadets didn't just serve the meals, they sat down and got to know a room full of men and women who have fought for our country.

It also gave the veterans an opportunity to share their stories and memories, from that time in their lives.

The meal was reminiscent of a Thanksgiving feast and the tables were adorned with thank you cards and placements.
Local elementary students created the decorations.

Organizers from One80 place say that every year they help around 1,000 homeless veterans and each year they're able to get about half of those people off the streets.

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