FAIR LAWN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Valentine’s Day is Friday.
Students in New Jersey are making sure veterans who served our country know they are appreciated.READ MORE: Police Reveal More Details In Death Of 10-Year-Old Ayden Wolfe; Mother's Boyfriend Ryan Cato Faces Murder Charges
Children at Westmoreland Elementary School in Fair Lawn made Valentine’s Day cards Monday morning for veterans.
New Jersey Rep. Josh Gottheimer pitched in to help.READ MORE: Long Island Rail Road Riders Face Crowded Trains On First Day Of Service Cuts
Gottheimer says it’s a great way to recognize veterans and their service.
“I’m asking students across my district to stand together and say thank you to those who helped build our great country, and there’s no better way to do it than on Valentine’s Day,” he said.
Gottheimer will distribute the cards at the Veterans Home in Paramus.MORE NEWS: NYPD Making Progress Bringing In And Promoting Women, But It Still Has A Lot Of Work To Do
He’s asking other New Jersey residents to help, and drop off their Valentine’s cards for veterans at his offices.