EAST HARTFORD, CT -- In honor of Veterans Day 2019, American Eagle Financial Credit Union awarded the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center (CVCL) and the Iwo Jima Memorial Historical Foundation with grants from the American Eagle Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
NEW LONDON, CT -- In partnership with Comcast, New London’s Harbor Elementary School recently hosted the History Channel's Take A Veteran to School Day. Comcast employees who served in the armed forces, some of whom are still serving, spent the morning in 4th and 5th grade classrooms talking to the students about their military experience.
WASHINGTON, DC -- The nation, writ large, has a moral responsibility to ensure the needs of veterans are met, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at a ceremony where the Newman’s Own Foundation distributed funds to charities serving service members, their families and veterans. Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford praised Newman’s Own for its dedication to service members, veterans and their families. The group distributed $200,000 to five organizations during the Oct. 5 ceremony in the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes.
NORWALK, CT -- In celebration of Diageo’s Military Service Appreciation Month, Diageo hosted its third annual packing party (#JoinThePack) to benefit United States troops on November 1st.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- Liberty Bank continues to support veterans in many ways. Watch this WTNH video interview with Liberty Bank Madison Branch Manager Troy Bree and Sue Murphy, executive director, Liberty Bank Foundation.
EASTON, CT -- Help Our Military Heroes of Easton has been awarded a $70,000 grant from Newman’s Own Foundation. This funding will help HOMH further its mission of providing wheelchair accessible, adaptive minivans to our nation’s most traumatically wounded, injured, and ill veterans.