The Adopt-a-Soldier of Door and Kewaunee counties has found an organization to step forward to help with their care package program. Director and founder Nancy Hutchinson says the Door Bible Baptist Church in Brussels agreed earlier this year to help pack the care packages. Sent to over 100 local military personnel all around the world, Adopt-a-Soldier distributed 985 care packages last year alone. Hutchinson, who plans on retiring this year but wants to remain involved in the organization, says hopes are for the church to take over the entire program eventually.
The Adopt-a-Soldier program also assists qualified military veterans needing help in paying day-to-day expenses and emergency needs. Applications for that program are available through the Door County Veterans Services office in Sturgeon Bay.