Valley volunteer group continues tribute projects

Sep 12, 2012, 6:42 AM | Updated: 6:43 am

PHOENIX — A Valley volunteer organization is continuing its week of tribute projects in honor of Sept. 11.

HandsOn Greater Phoenix is spending a week-and-a-half helping veterans and current military personnel.

“It’s part of the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance,” said HandsOn Greater Phoenix President Robin Oliver. “We’ve been doing a number of activities that started last Thursday.”

Those activities include offering meals to veterans and repainting and refurbishing the homes of veterans and military personnel who can’t do it themselves. Oliver said at least one more project is coming up in central Phoenix.

“We’re doing one last home painting next Saturday,” she said. “It’s for a veteran who was a Purple Heart recipient. We’ll be giving the exterior of his home a little makeover.”

HandsOn Greater Phoenix is looking for volunteers who can help on projects throughout the year.

“We have about 60 to 70 service projects that we do every single month,” Oliver said. “We literally have some sort of service project every single day of the year.”

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Valley volunteer group continues tribute projects