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Allentown High School Class of 1943 helps Wounded Warriors

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Aug 13 2014 11:05:36 AM CDT
ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

Allentown High School's Class of 1943 has stepped up to help wounded servicemen and servicewomen from Pennsylvania.

The Class of 1943 on Thursday presented a check for more than $4,300 to to the Keystone Wounded Warriors organization. The money was the remaining balance of the class's reunion fund.

The U.S. was involved in World War II combat the year this Allentown class graduated.

Alan Raber, Jules Iacocca and other members of the class said they decided to donate the rest of the money in their account to a worthy caused because it had become too difficult for class to reunite due to advancing age.

Paul Spurgin,vice president of the Keystone Wounded Warriors, received the contribution on behalf of his organization. The organization operates a food pantry, a program that provides vehicles to the families of injured servicemen and servicewomen, and a number of other programs.