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Michigan Veteran Homes Publishes Wish List for Veteran Members Ahead of Holiday Season

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Veteran Homes has published a wish list for each Home highlighting much-needed items to support veteran members this holiday season.

The D.J. Jacobetti Veterans Home is seeking monetary donations to support a fund used to improve the quality of life for members. Monetary donations can be made online or by check. The Home is also seeking in-kind donations such as new seasonal clothing, personal care items, Forever stamps and portable CD players. These items can be brought to the main entrance of the Home by appointment. Visit our website at wnmufm.org for contact information.

Michigan Veteran Homes (MVH) is the entity that provides day-to-day operational oversight of the state ’s veteran homes on behalf of the Michigan Veterans Facility Authority (MVFA) and is a branch of the Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA). The MVH runs homes in Marquette, Grand Rapids and Chesterfield Township.

For more information or to coordinate a time to drop off in-kind donations, please contact Volunteer and Donations Coordinator Sarah Johnson at johnsons93@michigan.gov or 906-226-3576 Ext: 2520396. Updated wish list items and donation tips may be viewed online at https://bit.ly/MVHDJJHolidayWishList22.

For more information about the MVH, please visit: https://www.michigan.gov/mvh.

Hans Ahlström is the host of several programs including the daily musical variety show Weekday, the mostly straight ahead jazz show Night Studio, the self explanatory Blues Today, and the eclectic Sound Spectrum. You can also hear Hans as the local host of NPR's All Things Considered news magazine. He also helps manage Public Radio 90's web content, interviews local and visiting writers and artists, works with NMU student interns, and writes the occasional news story.