Defend the Holidays Begins

Annual program provides care packages to troops

Defend the HolidaysDefend the Holidays, a program organized by Putnam County and United for the Troops, an organization founded by a Mahopac couple, has launched for the season.

For each $15 donation, a care package is sent to U.S. military personnel serving overseas. Donors can also provide a note or a card to include.

The packages include cookies, DVDs, CDs, snacks and other food and T-shirts. To donate, see

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