Wake Forest Purple Heart Foundation Shred-a-thon a success

Top photo, Rich Heroux, left, and Frank Powell direct customers during shredding event. Bottom photo, volunteers help with event. PHOTOS | CONTRIBUTED

From WSJ Staff Reports

The annual Purple Heart Foundation Spring Shred-a-thon was Saturday, April 17 in the parking lot of the Patterson Building on the campus of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest.

All proceeds from the event go to honor area Purple Heart recipients.

An annual banquet is on the first Saturday in August honoring recipients and their families. The date is chosen because August 7 is National Purple Heart Day.

Donations may be sent to P.O. Box 168, Wake Forest, NC 27588 or visit the foundation’s website at www.wakeforestpurpleheartfoundation.org

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