Purchase a star for a veteran

November 28, 2012

The “Tree of Stars” is an opportunity for individuals and groups to partner with the Veterans Assistance League to provide a Christmas gift for each of the 200 residents at the Missouri Veterans Home in Warrensburg.

Each color star represents increments of giving with a star placed on the lobby tree.

Purple stars cost $200 or more; gold stars, $100; silver stars, $50; blue stars, $25; and red stars, $10.

Donations may be made payable to VAL Tree of Stars, in care of the Missouri Veterans Home, 1300 Veterans Road, Warrensburg, MO 64093.

Secure, online donations are accepted at For more information, call Jan Smith at 660-543-5064.