Veterans Giving Back: VFW Raises More Than $2,700 For LA Cares During Drive-Through Fundraiser

Ed McDaris, Senior Vice Commander of VFW Post 8874 braves the cold weather Saturday morning to get the attention of drivers for the VFW’s drive-through fundraiser for LA Cares. The fundraiser raised more than $2,700. Donations may still be made by contacting McDaris at (719 244-7636. Photo by Maire O’Neill/

VFW Post 8874 Cmdr. Roger Anaya, right, and Quartermaster, Eli Garcia stand by Saturday morning to give hotdogs, chips and soda to people who drove through to donate to LA Cares. The hotdogs were donated by the Los Alamos Co-Op Market. Photo by Maire O’Neill/