Local Marines Donate $500 to Second Harvest

Published 08/20 2014 05:04PM

Updated 08/20 2014 05:10PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The Marine Corps League of St. Joseph donated $500 to Second Harvest.

The money will be used for Backpack Buddies, the program that provides meals for kids on the weekends. The group wanted to make a difference in the lives of local kids.

"We bring money in and we try to give it back out and the backpack buddy kids they really need it," stated Commandant Jerry Murphy of the Marine Corps League.

The group also volunteers and donates to several other groups in St. Joseph.  

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