Mountainside Medical Equipment, Whitestown Wolfpack give back to local veterans

Photo: To celebrate Giving Tuesday, Mountainside Medical Equipment and players and coaches of the Whitestown Wolfpack Pee Wee Hockey team created special care packages and hygiene kits to distribute to local veterans at the Central New York Veteran’s Outreach Center in Utica. The Wolfpack assembled 150 kits of hygiene supplies for the Outreach Center, which operates a donation room that provides veterans and their families with necessary household items and medical supplies. The Whitestown Wolfpack, whose players are aged 10-12, regularly participate in charitable projects as a team. “It’s a chance for them to be part of something bigger than themselves and do it together,” said Wolfpack head coach Eric Gulseth. Mountainside Medical Equipment is a family owned and operated business, and maintains a regular presence in the community, including local youth hockey events in Central New York. The Central New York Veteran’s Outreach Center has been in operation since 2008 and is managed by the Utica Center for Development.