Homeless veterans meals stolen in Kansas
Trailer with thousands of meals for homeless vets
LENEXA, Kan. — Lenexa police are investigating the theft of thousands of meals intended for homeless veterans.
KMBC reports a trailer containing meals packed by bank employees was stolen last week. The meals were intended for Friends In Service of Heroes, a veteran service organization.
The trailer carried 12,100 meal packets, with each packet making eight meals – for a total of nearly 97,000 meals. The food was going to be delivered to the Kansas City VA Medical Center Nov. 21.
Police say the 5-by-8 interstate trailer was parked at the Friends In Service Of Heroes headquarters in Lenexa when it was stolen between 8 p.m. Saturday and Monday morning.
The trailer has two bumper stickers with the FISH logo and Johnson County, Kansas, license plate 133 KMA.
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