Defiance College SVA Spreads Holiday Cheer

November 22, 2022

DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College Chapter of Student Veterans of America (SVA)
recently raised over $3,000 toward their Thanksgiving Care Package fundraiser. Thanks to
the generosity of AMVETS Post 1991 and the Defiance College Community, DC’s SVA was
able to provide 15 Thanksgiving Dinner care packages to area Veterans and Veterans’

Each dinner care package included turkey, various sides, and gift cards, and were
delivered to families on Thursday, November 17, 2022. Because the fundraiser was so
successful, DC’s SVA is hoping to use any remaining funds to purchase food vouchers for
Christmas meals.

Chartered in 1850, Defiance College is an independent, liberal arts-based institution in Northwest Ohio, offering more than 40 undergraduate programs of study as well as graduate programs in education and business. Defiance College has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. DC has created a unique career readiness program called Jacket Journey to help students learn career skills in and out of the classroom. The four pillars of its mission guide the College: To Know, To Understand, To Lead, and To Serve.