UPDATE: Vets Walking Across America

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 and will make a stop in Greenville next week.

Jim Blankenship, of the American Legion Post 282, told WGEL the American Legion plan to show the helping Hands for Freedom group some hospitality when they stop in Greenville, with assistance from other local veterans groups.

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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.