It was a great day for Work Vessels for Veterans as we met with the wonderful women who run the Newman's Own Foundation. We presented them with a photo of the 5 vets with their farm vehicles made possible by NOF grant to WVFV!
Rivers of Recovery's Northeast Chapter will be running trips on the Farmington and Housatonic Rivers in CT, the Deerfield River in Western MA, and the Delaware River in NY in their new River Raft from Work Vessels for Vets!
The first "vessel" of 2016 was presented to a combat disabled vet in a ceremony recently at Mohegan Sun. Flanked by members of the CT Patriot Guard, Work Vessels for Vets, a non-profit based out of Noank, Connecticut, presented Corporal Joshua Himan, USMC (ret.) a veteran of the Afghanistan war who was paralyzed in an IED explosion
Work Vessels for Veterans, Inc. is proud to announce the donation of farm vehicles to three veterans for Veterans Day 2015!
Work Vessels For Vets has been awarded a $30,000 grant from Newman's Own Foundation, the independent foundation created by the late actor and philanthropist, Paul Newman. This is the third year of awards to Work Vessels for Veterans, bringing their cumulative support for veteran farmers from Newman's Own Fund to $130,000.
Remember this vet? USAF vet Steve D from Rhode Island
Last December, Work Vessels for Veterans gave him a refurbished SUV to start his veterans apparel business "Broken Gear Wear." In the last few months, he has hired several veterans and his "gear" has been worn across the nation in celebration of vets with disabilities.
You are invited to support WVFV at Vets Rock – Veterans Day celebration at Mohegan Sun on Wednesday, November 11, 2015