Helping Soldiers in the Desert

KSBY – Si’s legacy lives on: Nonprofit sending care packages to troops

By: Neil Hebert Even with the passing of the organization’s fearless founder, the nonprofit Helping Soldiers in the Desert marches on, providing care packages to troops serving overseas. Si Tenenberg was a firm believer that no troop, regardless of their deployment, should go underserved. Under his tenure from the organization’s inception in 2006 to his passing in February of 2022, the…

Si Tenenberg’s care packages mission marches on after his passing

By: Neil Hebert Posted at 9:41 AM, May 30, 2022 Si Tenenberg, a marine veteran and founder of Helping Soldiers in the Desert, died in February. With his passing, the organization’s future was uncertain. In a story that’s Positively Central Coast, Si’s dedicated group carries on his legacy one box at a time. “As soon as he found out that we were…

Si Tenenberg, local veteran and founder of troopcarepacks.org, passes away

By: KSBY Staff Posted at 11:01 AM, Feb 08, 2022 Si Tenenberg, the founder of a local organization that sent thousands of care packages to U.S. military members deployed overseas, has passed away. Tenenberg was a Marine veteran who served in the Korean War. Fifteen years ago, working out of his own home, he started his Care Packages for Troops mission, sending more than…