Missouri Veterans Home gets $2,700 donation from Sikeston American Legion

American Legion donates to veterans home

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Shawn Goodman with the American Legion Post 114 in Sikeston delivered a check worth $2,700 to the Veterans Activity Fund at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, Mo. on Wednesday.

Goodman, a veteran himself, presented the check in a room of veterans. Goodman said he wanted to support and thank them for their service.

He said he wanted to help give back to them as they deserve continued support and respect for their sacrifices.

The money was raised from the Hearts for Dart Tournament event from the past weekend where many people and other organizations came out to help the cause.

After presenting the check, Goodman, along with other legionnaires, went to each veteran in the room, thanked them for their service and shook their hands.

In addition to the money, Shoe Sensation donated dozens of socks for the Veterans as well.

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