Ukrainian refugees, U.S. service members gifted Kansas Twinkies as conflict continues
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A sweet treat close to home was given to Ukrainian refugees and U.S. service members in Germany over the weekend.
U.S. Senator Roger Marshall (R-Kan.) says when he was in Germany over the weekend to visit deployed Kansas servicemembers and displaced Ukrainian refugees, he brought a little piece of Kansas with him.
Marshall said he passed out Twinkies to soldiers and refugees, a sweet snack native to Emporia.
The Senator said he passed out the sweet treat to U.S. servicemembers and the World Central Kitchen.
1 million+ Ukrainians have come through this refugee center in Poland. We brought Emporia, KS made @Hostess_Snacks Twinkies with us — a little dessert to go alongside the wholesome meals @WCKitchen is providing is sure to add a smile to the faces of the brave Ukrainians we met. pic.twitter.com/rk1OFHnVNE— Dr. Roger Marshall (@RogerMarshallMD) March 19, 2022
For more information about the Senator’s visit to the region, click HERE.
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