CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — Sept. 20’s hometown heroes are a local veteran and home improvement team.
Donald Shank of Manheim, Pennsylvania, was celebrated with a shower from West Shore Home. Shank was the first recipient of the company’s “West Shore for Warriors” project, which provides new baths or showers to eight veterans nationwide.
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Shank is a 96-year-old who served in the United States Army in 1946.
“When I realize the cost, what they’re giving, they’re giving me a lot, I’m not used to this,” said Shank. “It’s humbling, and it just makes me want to give back.”
West Shore replaced a cast iron tub with a walk-in shower that has a seat and other safety features.