The students from Tahquitz High School in Hemet received letters of appreciation from American troops stationed overseas in response to the special care packages the student’s sent to them over the holidays through MilVet. The Temecula nonprofit is dedicated to connecting the community to local, low-cost and free comprehensive resources through community organizational outreach and providing philanthropic programs to enrich the lives of veterans, older adults and families in the community.
April Estock from Tahquitz High led the event this year and said she had received a number of thank you letters from the service members who received the packages.
The packages included snacks, not commonly sold overseas, hygiene products and Christmas cards.
One of the letters from Lee S., a