Helping Michigan's Most Vulnerable

Photos from 2015 Christmas Party for Homeless Veterans

Volunteers are the key to the annual Christmas party for homeless veterans in Lansing organized by Joe Wright and his wife, Chris. Volunteers raise money for the event with read-a-thons, concerts and office collections. Volunteers go shopping and cook food. Schoolchildren write cards. Families decorate Immanuel Community Reformed Church. Musicians haul their equipment and set it up. Drivers bring the veterans to the party. Servers present menus, take orders and deliver food. And it's all done as a gesture of respect to the men and women who have served this country. Is it any wonder this is one of the best events of the year?