Theft leaves VFW $5,000 poorer

Money stolen during a theft from a Greenwood veterans organization now won’t be able to help veterans in need.

When a veteran needs money for food or gasoline or other small expenses, the Greenwood VFW gives them some quick cash from its relief fund.

On June 5, someone broke into the Greenwood Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5864 and stole about $5,000 in cash. The money taken would have gone to aid for veterans, scholarships for local high school students and part of the cost to reroof one of the post buildings, incoming commander Steve Milbourn said.

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