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Acts of Kindness: Support for veterans, the elderly and animals

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Susan Parnell says giving to others makes her feel great, and she’s addicted. She spent the day helping out at McGuire VA Medical Center volunteering with the non profit group "Soldiers’ Angels." The organization provides cards and letters, clothing, blankets, toiletries and support services to deployed troops, veterans and their families.  

Friends say Susan gives her time, money and energy to lots of causes. She opens her home to provide Thanksgiving meals to people with no place
to go. She loves spending time with the elderly making sure they have food and their health needs are met.  

Animal welfare is another of her  passions. She rescues abandoned animals, makes sure they’re spayed and neutered and provides resources for their
rehabilitation. Susan says she loves filling the gap to help people who are struggling pay for pet food or medical costs so they don’t have to surrender the beloved animal companions.    

“Never miss an opportunity to help someone” are words she lives by.

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