Help Shower Rome Veteran Who’s Never Had a Birthday Party with Cards
A Rome veteran has never had a birthday party but you can help change that this year. Francis Connelly, a former Marine, turns 70 and you can join the mission to shower him with cards.
Julie Johnson has been Francis' hairdresser for more than a decade and has given him a birthday card for the past couple of years because she says he's never had a party and doesn't receive many gifts. "He always calls and thanks me because it’s usually the only one he gets," says Johnson.
This year, Johnson wants to give Francis a birthday to remember. "For his big 70, I would love to flood his mailbox with cards. I want to do this because his heart is huge and he deserves this and so much more."
Francis will turn 70 on September 8th. You can send him a birthday card at the address below or contact Julie Johnson on Facebook to help.
115 McAvoy Ave
Rome, NY 13440