President Obama Visits Operation Kid Comfort Volunteers

Press Release | September 12, 2010

President Barack Obama joined Armed Services YMCA National Executive Director S. Frank Gallo RADM, USN (Ret.), right, and volunteers at Ron Brown Middle School in Washington, D.C., as they made quilts for Operation Kid Comfort, an Armed Services YMCA program that provides personalized quilts and pillows to children with parents deployed overseas. Operation Kid Comfort was a featured service project for the 2010 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. Operation Kid Comfort is an ASYMCA national program with locations at Fort Bragg/Pope AFB, N.C.; Fort Drum, N.Y.; Alaska; Fort Riley, Kan.; Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; and San Diego, Calif. (Photo: Americorps)

See more Americorps photos of the 9/11 Day of Service event here.