January 2024    Sometimes it is the vets own words that remind us at Work Vessels for Vets why we do what we do.  With the help of a thousand or more of our donors.  We also thank Pioneer Motorcycles for their assistance in obtaining a 2016 John Deere Gator for SGT Bivens.  Thank you.

“In December of 2004 I was wounded by a suicide bomber in a chow hall in Mosul Iraq. I’m trying to start a small-scale farm and my current situation is not allowing me to be able to operate safely around my 38-acre farm without struggling with my disabilities. If a UTV with a dump bed is granted, It will allow me to safely haul beekeeping equipment and other farm equipment from my house to my apiary and other parts of the farm that are currently inaccessible. It will also help me with my disabilities to be able to continue and grow my bee and egg producing chicken operation and eventually allow me to turn it in to a full-time business and get other disabled Veterans around my apiaries that are interested in Beekeeping and mentor them,”  gratefully yours, SGT Daniel Bivens.