US Bank and Blue Star Mothers to Donate Wheelchairs to Veterans Village, Downtown Las Vegas
Urgently needed wheelchairs to be utilized by United States Veterans
Veterans Village, Downtown Las Vegas to receive a donation of ten new
wheelchairs from U.S. BankEmployees in Southern Nevada and Blue Star Mothers of America. Ceremony will include:
Presentation of wheelchairs to Veterans Village and to a United States Veteran, Downtown Las Vegas.
Special thank you presentation to US Bank and The Blue Star Mothers of Henderson & Boulder City by US Veterans and Veterans Village
WHEN: September 16, 2014 9:00AM
WHERE: Veterans Village 1150 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89104
Arnold Stalk PhD/Veterans Village Quote:
“We are honored to receive this wonderful donation of wheelchairs for our Veteran residents. A donation of a wheelchair to one of our US Veteran residents is a highly emotional moment for which we are grateful to US Bank and The Blue Star Mother’s of Henderson and Boulder City” according to Arnold Stalk PhD, Funder of Veterans Village.
Chere' Pedersen President of BSM NV4 Quote:
“Our heart goes out to the Veterans that served their country and lost their way and found themselves homeless. The Blue Star Mothers of Henderson & Boulder City are big supporters of Veterans Village and are proud to be able to help with this donation.”
PHOTO OP and Interviews: Representatives from US Bank , The Blue Star Mothers of Henderson & Boulder City, Dr. Arnold Stalk, PhD Founder of Veterans Village/ SHARE and United States Veterans.
FOR MORE EVENT AND ORGANIZATION INFORMATION CONTACT:
SHARE is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1994 by business executives dedicated to providing affordable housing for individuals in need. During its nearly 20 year history, the organization has served hundreds of families, seniors, veterans and those with physical challenges or terminal illnesses. Today, SHARE is actively involved with raising funds for various social causes including housing assistance as well as neighborhood support service programs. Its mission is simple – to build a better world. One life at a time.
About Veterans Village:
VV Mission Statement
Veteran's Village is dedicated to the creation of an environment that is home to United States Veterans. This is a unique and innovative approach to holistic and comprehensive housing with support services. Public and private collaborative partnerships have been established to provide services to residents including employment training and referrals, continuing education and degree programs, nutritional programs, exercise training, medical services, mental health counseling, specialized activities and special events.www.vvlv.org
About Blue Star Mother’s of Henderson & Boulder City:
The mission of the Blue Star Mother’s Organization is to support the Armed Forces of the United States of America and its Veterans; advocate for America’s Armed Forces and those men and women who have served their country with honor; to maintain allegiance to the United States; to educate our members and others not to divulge military or other government information;
The members of the Blue Star Mother’s band together to support the military and their families. As Mothers and Fathers we have always been there to protect our kids. But today, they are the ones protecting us.
About US Bank's commitment to military and veterans:
U.S. Bank is an award-winning, nationally recognized corporate supporter of veterans and military families, We honor and support the men and women of the U.S. military through our Proud to Serve program. Established in 2008, the program focuses on hiring and supporting veterans and supporting the needs of military families. Since January 2012, we’ve hired approximately 1,300 veterans. Approximately 2,000 veterans work at U.S. Bank, including members of the National Guard and Reserve.