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‘Our Freedoms Were Bought at a Very Dear Price’: 15,000 Service Members, Families Honored

Updated: June 10, 2024 at 4:16 pm EST  See Comments

A coalition of more than 20 veteran organizations and local churches held an outreach to honor and give back to our nation’s military service members, veterans, and their families over the weekend. 

CityServe International, a non-profit relief organization, along with Voice of the Veteran, and ChurchLV organized “Day of Gratitude” on June 8th in Las Vegas, Nevada giving back to more than 15,000 military members and their families. 

“‘The Day of Gratitude’ was a monumental, historic day at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas as thousands of Veterans, members of the Armed Forces, and their families joined us for this first celebration of its kind,” explained Dave Donaldson, co-founder of CityServe. 

“We are committed to being their advocates on this special occasion, and we will absolutely follow through on that promise,” he added. 

The event was held two days after the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landing at Normandy and featured musical performances by country singer Walker Hayes and Christian artist Danny Gokey. 

More than $3 million in goods were given to veterans and their families. And a U.S. military bronze medal award ceremony was held to honor service members. 

Donaldson shared how veterans admitted they were ashamed to tell others of

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