Inmate Veterans Club donates to Fayette Co. elementary school

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Lexington, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Inmate Veterans Club at Lexington’s Blackburn Correctional Complex made a monetary donation to Booker T. Washington Elementary.

The $1 thousand donation was possible through collecting aluminum cans and holding various food sales.

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This is the second year the Veterans Club has made the same donation.

The Inmate Veterans Club works to create a positive impact in the community.

“We are here because we have made a mistake, as veterans, we refuse to let our past define us,” said one member of the club in a press release. “Giving back to the children is the least we could do. If given the platform, we would donate more and more every year.”