Helping Hands for Freedom: Vets Walking Across America Along U.S. Route 40 from Atlantic City to Los Angeles

Helping Hands For Freedom is a nonprofit organization that provides programs and support for families of veterans. In an effort to raise funds for new projects, the group will be walking across the United States this summer along Route 40 from Atlantic City to Los Angeles and will make a stop in Greenville, most likely on Wednesday, June 1. Learn more at WGEL radio.

Jim Blankenship, of the American Legion Post 282, told WGEL Radio the American Legion plans to show the group some hospitality when the Helping Hands for Freedom group stops in Greenville, with assistance from other local veterans groups.

The public is invited to join the veterans groups in welcoming Helping Hands For Freedom representatives. American Legion officials say the Helping Hands for Freedom group are now expected to stop in Greenville around 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 3. The hospitality area will be set up at VFW Post #1377 on South Fourth Street in Greenville.