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People Who Care: Military Spouses Bring Christmas Cheer to Brices Creek Road Home

2-Brices-Creek--People-Who-CareRandee Martinez’s husband served in the Marine Corps for nine years. During his time on active duty, she joined a Facebook group for military wives called “Marine Wives of Marine Corps Air Station- Cherry Point.”

Through this group Martinez, a qualified professional (QP) for Brices Creek and Kimberly Road homes in Craven County, was able to connect with other women going through the same struggles while their husbands were deployed.

This year, the more than 1,000 women in the group decided to adopt a number of families and buy gifts for them during the Christmas holidays. Martinez suggested the group adopt the people we support at Brices Creek, many of whom don’t have the opportunity to celebrate with their families at home. Kassi Hiler, another military spouse, took the lead in coordinating, collecting and organizing the donated gifts.

“Being a military spouse I know what it’s like to be away from family, but everyone deserves a Christmas. We, as a group, wanted to make sure those at Brices Creek had a wonderful Christmas and give them a sense of being home,” Martinez said.

The women in the group collected gifts so that each person we support was able to receive two to three presents.

“We don’t all know each other, but we have one thing in common, we’re all military spouses,” said Martinez. “There is an unwritten understanding between us, and we knew we needed to come together for this cause.”

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