VVA Chapter 223 has signed an agreement to able to purchase food at the food bank at savings of up to 90%. Joe Cholewa will be heading the program and will be the "Head Buyer" for the program. Veterans needing food can contact Joe and give him their grocery list and he will then explain the program and then purchase the food items for them.
October 14, 2017 saw the adding the name of Spc 4 Thomas C. O'Hare to the memorial. Tom is the brother of Chapter 223's Kate O'Hare-Palmer. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Honor Committee hosted the event to recognize 14 fallen heroes adding them to the 5,673 names on the Memorial located in Sacramento's Capitol Park. YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2a8xecf4GSE&feature=youtu.be