The Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group will be providing meals for wounded warrior athletes competing in the Marine Corps trials at Camp Pendleton from March 2-11. More than 370 wounded, ill and injured service members from 10 countries compete in eight sporting events—such as archery, cycling, wheelchair basketball, seated volleyball and more—during the nine-day event. The group will provide food to competitors in three events and will including breakfast and a barbecue for the March 8 cycling event and boxed lunches for the March 10 track and field event.
Estimated costs to produce the meals are $7,500 to $10,000. To cover the expenses, the group started the “Meals for the Brave” campaign, which the public can donate to via PayPal in increments of $15.
To donate, volunteer, or for more information, call 949.373.5375 or visit www.danapoint5thmarines.com.