Later this month, Dennis Eakin Kia of Killeen will be giving away a car to help raise funds for a local veterans group.

The dealership is raffling off a black 2019 Kia Rio LX at noon Aug. 31 to raise funds for the Department of Texas Korean War Veterans Association. The car dealership will also be commemorating Vietnam veterans at 10 a.m. in a ceremony before the car giveaway.

The Korean War Veterans Association, which has a Texas and local organization chapter, is a nonprofit organization that helps pays for burial for veterans who can’t afford to be buried and helps military families in need.

“Some military members have actually had their water cut off, and in the past I’ve used some of this fund to do things like pay for a water bill,” said Eddie Bell Sr., who is president of the Korean War Veterans Association Texas chapter and a member of the Killeen-area chapter.

Tickets for the car raffle are $10 each, and there is no limit on ticket purchases.

Tickets are available at Dennis Eakin Kia, 5200 E. Central Texas Expressway in Killeen. Tickets can also be purchased through the KWVA. To do this, contact a member of the group or call Bell at 254-661-4673.

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