Trailer with nearly 100,000 meals for homeless veterans stolen from nonprofit in Kansas: Report

The trailer had about $30,000 in food to be delivered to a VA hospital.

November 12, 2019, 1:25 PM

A trailer with nearly 100,000 meals for homeless veterans was stolen on the holiday weekend meant to celebrate former U.S. servicemen and women.

The 5-by-8-foot trailer was stolen in front of the headquarters for Friends in Service of Heroes in Lenexa, Kansas, sometime between Saturday night and Monday morning, KMBC, the ABC affiliate in Kansas City, Missouri, reported. About 97,000 meals worth $30,000 was inside.

The food was to be delivered to the Kansas City VA Medical Center later this month, according to the station.

PHOTO: 13902 W 108th St, Lenexa, Kan.
13902 W 108th St, Lenexa, Kan.
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The trailer is adorned with two bumper stickers containing the logo for the nonprofit organization and has the license plate number 133 KMA.

Additional information was not immediately available. The Lenexa Police Department is investigating the theft.

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