Attleboro Veteran Services Seeks Volunteer Drivers For Medical Visits

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ATTLEBORO, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Attleboro Veteran Services announced they are seeking volunteer drivers to transport some of the City's low-income veterans to their medical appointments.

"Once in a while we have a veteran that might have to go to Boston, but most of all our veterans getting VA healthcare are in Providence. Most of our appointments are local around Attleboro," Attleboro Director of Veterans Services Ben Quelle.

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Quelle said that the City has about three to five consistent drivers, but need to at least double those numbers. The Veterans Department has three city-owned vehicles that volunteers would use to make trips to get the veterans around, officials said.

"We want to have ten active drivers, people who are in a position where they can actually receive a call and do a ride," Quelle said.

Senior citizens living in Attleboro could get up to $600 off their property taxes by volunteering, Quelle said.

WBZ's Kim Tunnicliffe (@KimWBZ) reports.

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