CHICAGO (WLS) – A mother from Chicago who lost her son, a soldier in Afghanistan, works to help veterans and their families with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Corporal Conner Lowry was killed abroad in 2012. Modie Lavin used her grief to help other soldiers and their families, and now she has support from a local aldermen.
Modie Lavin is the Outreach Coordinator for the Road Home Program in Rush and the 19th Ward Alderman Matt O’Shea is starting the “Help a Hero” fundraiser this month to help. They joined ABC7 to talk about the program and fundraiser.
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