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Local Church Raises Money for Veteran Ministry

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CARTHAGE, MISSOURI -

The Duenweg Assembly of God Church sells donated items today, raising money for a ministry supporting wounded warriors.

Community members sold everything from used children's clothing to books at the Carthage Municipal Park.

All the proceeds will be donated to Peterson Outdoor Ministries. It’s a local nonprofit that takes wounded veterans and children with disabilities on hunting trips to combat PTSD. The group relies on more than two hundred volunteers and help from local churches.

"It's a great feeling to know that communities and people believe in what we're doing. And they also have relatives that are veterans that are in need of service so as a patriotic community in this area it's very important for groups like this and other organizations to come alongside our veterans and to support 'em as they come back to these communities, help their families,” says Tron Peterson of Peterson Outdoor Ministries.

The ministry plans to use funds to support future hunting trips.

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