Donation from Smithfield Foods to pay for Midwest Honor Flight trip

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) – A large donation will help make an upcoming Midwest Honor Flight happen this fall.

Smithfield Foods is donating $125,000 to the organization that takes veterans to the nation’s capital to see monuments built in their honor.

The donation will cover the entire flight scheduled for September. More than 80 veterans are expected to be on that trip.

KELOLAND’s Matt Holsen was there for the donation announcement; look for his story later on KELOLAND News.

Smithfield Foods donating $125,000 to Midwest Honor Flight ✈️. The donation will cover an entire flight this September taking more than 80 Veterans to Washington, DC.

Posted by KELO Matt Holsen on Thursday, July 11, 2019

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