Work Vessels For Vets, Inc., Helps Wounded Veteran Build
Colorado-Based Antique Car Restoration Business
Grant from Newman’s Own Foundation Supports Veteran-Entrepreneur
March 2017. Retired USAF Major Scott Bullis got a hand up from Work Vessels for Vets, Inc., a Connecticut-based nonprofit that equips veteran-entrepreneurs with the tools they need for self-employment. Bullis, a recipient of the Purple Heart from injuries sustained in Afghanistan, recently opened Golden Age Preservation and Restoration in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He performs expert antique automobile preservation and conservation for car enthusiasts all over the country. Work Vessels for Vets, with funding from Newman’s Own Foundation, purchased a specialized industrial grade upholstery sewing machine and a top-of-the-line brand cabinet makers’ industrial table saw, valued at over $5,000.
Work Vessels for vets, Inc. presented a van to SSGT Eric Betz, USAF/USAFR of Newport, Rhode Island on Tuesday November 22, 2016 at Valenti VW Auto Dealership in Mystic, Connecticut. The Betz family were so grateful and appreciative of this gesture of patriotism and generosity. Their former car is in need of engine repair making transportation a great challenge to get to work, school and other family needs.
Iraq vet receives golf cart, trailer for his marine research work in Florida from Noank-based nonprofit
WVFV is pleased to award a grant to Army Sgt. Steve A., injured in Iraq, who just picked up the refrigerator truck his farm needs to deliver organic farm products to his many Wisconsin commercial and CSA customers.
Work Vessels for Vets held a wild and wildly successful "Blues for Vets" fund-raiser at Infinity Hall Hartford, CT. The famous D.H. Foster and the Shaboo All Stars plus Dave and the Esoterics rocked the house to happy fans. WVFV honored our faithful funding partner "Newmans' Own Foundation" with the Patriot Star Award in recognition of the $160,000 in grants to help our mission to equip veteran-entrepreneurs.
Work Vessels for Vets receives $70,000 grant from Newman's Own Foundation to equip 20 veteran-entrepreneurs. Click on this NBC Connecticut Channel 4 News clip about Work Vessels for Vets as we announce the $70,000 grant from Newman's Own Foundation! Enjoy!
Work Vessels for Veterans, Inc. HONORED AS 2016 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT by GreatNonprofits.org Award based on Positive Online Reviews
WVFV has awarded a $6,000 grant to Chris Swift, USA/NG, for a 24 foot moving van. Chris will be starting "Boots On The Ground Moving" with this van.
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