Tri-Town Sisters Receive Braveheart Award

Local siblings, Arissa Underhill, a junior at Old Rochester Regional High School and her sister, Deianeira Underhill, a freshman at Old Rochester Regional High School, were honored at Wareham Crossing on Saturday, September 15 as “Braveheart” winners alongside great of the likes of former Patriots Joe Andruzzi and Steve Nelson, Olympian Joan Benoit Samuelson, Marathoners Rick and Dick Hoyt and former Celtic player Chris Herron.

The sisters were honored with their awards for their ongoing selfless community service endeavors that have touched local communities and those of surrounding areas as well as global impact.

Arissa and Deianeira have used their own earned monies, birthday and holiday monies for several years to help organizations like the Reach Out and Read Foundation, the We Give Books Foundation, Camp Sunshine, Steve Irwin Foundation, as well as several local food pantries and shelters.

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