Events

November 16, 2012

Volunteers raise funds while helping Airmen wrap perfect present

Community groups can raise funds while spreading holiday cheer as the Luke Air Force Base Exchange is soliciting partners for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s annual community gift wrap program.

“In order to make the holidays a little easier, the exchange partners with local groups to ensure gifts can be wrapped before they leave the store,” said Pete Alaniz, exchange general manager. “Beyond offering a one-stop solution for busy military shoppers, this effort also helps raise money for local military support initiatives.”

During peak holiday seasons, the Luke AFB Exchange sets up tables and provides supplies that community volunteer groups can use to wrap gifts in exchange for donations. For more information or schedule a time to participate, interested organizations can call (623) 935-2671.

 




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