DENVER — Joining with the Colorado and Minnesota leagues, CUNAlast week announced a high- profile “support the troops” project tohelp build two $150,000 homes for wounded Iraqi war vets in alinkup with the Republican and Democratic National Conventions thissummer.

The humanitarian venture, detailed in press briefings here andin St. Paul, was coordinated by a Taunton, Mass. group aiding warveterans with the help of the Republican and Democratic NationalCommittees. It is also expected to draw interested volunteers froma broad cross section of labor and business as well as well ascredit unions.

CUNA President/CEO Dan Mica said the league partnership, whichalso includes the non-profit Homes for Our Troops group plusNational Journal magazine, represents a “worthy cause that is trulyhelping to bring our country together.”

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