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November 8, 2013
Diana Drysdale of PSEG, Senator Donald Norcross, UA Local
855, Vietnam Veteran John Dorrity of Ocean County, along
with Post 9/11 Veterans Bryan Adams and William Brown  of
Rutgers University among honorees; Congressman Frank
Pallone Gives Opening Remarks about his work with the GI
Go Fund and veterans.
GI Go Fund Honors PSEG, South Jersey Leaders as
"Veteran Strong" During 5th Annual Veterans Day Gala
November 6, 2013
Over 1,100 Companies and Schools from coast to coast
repeat their great support efforts on Memorial Day by raising
funds for the GI Go Fund and the millions of current and
former military men and women they aim to serve.
Hundreds of Thousands of Employees from Across
America Wear Jeans for Troops in Honor of Veterans Day
November 28, 2013
Thanksgiving Day Event held annually aboard the Battleship
NJ  helps hundreds of homeless veterans and active duty
military personnel living in south Jersey; Care package Items
include clothes donated by the late Senator Frank Lautenberg;
Many packages were assembled by now Senator Cory Booker
prior to his departure as Mayor of Newark
GI Go Provides Over 500 Care Packages to Homeless
Vets and Active Duty Personnel on Thanksgiving
November 18, 2013
Two Organizations Develop Veterans Initiative to Link
Homeless Veterans With a Place of Their Own; First Home
Will Be Developed in Newark, NJ With Accommodations
Included for Disabled Individuals
GI Go Fund and Habitat for Humanity Team Up to Build
Homes for Military Veterans
December 24, 2013
Group hands out over eighty $50 Walmart gift cards to
veterans in need, including many affected by Superstorm
Sandy, as they prepare to provide for their families this holiday
season.
GI Go Fund Distributes Thousands in Gift Cards to
Veterans in Need in Time for the Holidays
January 11, 2014
David Parano, retired Air Force Colonel, Veterans’ Liaison to
NJ Congressmen and Senators, one of the state’s strongest
and most vocal advocates for military veterans and their
families, passed away at the age of 78.
David Parano, One of New Jersey’s Strongest Veteran’s
Advocates, Passes Away at 78
February 3, 2014
On the 10 year anniversary of his death in Iraq, we remember
the son who was lost too soon, and the friend whose passing
led to the founding of the GI Go Fund.
Ten Years Later: Remembering Lt. Seth Dvorin, the
Friend whose Death led to the Creation of The GI Go
Fund
March 13, 2014
Legal Program, developed in collaboration with new firm
partner Mark Morgan, will assist veterans with civil claims as
well as veterans’ appeals to help address the historic VA
backlog.
Day Pitney, One of the Top Law Firms in the Country,
Partners with The GI Go Fund to provide Pro Bono
Legal Services to Veterans
March 10, 2014
Groundbreaking legislation from Booker was discussed that
would give NJ Veterans the ability to utilize their VA Healthcare
cards in all hospitals.
GI Go Executive Director Jack Fanous Joins Senator
Cory Booker To Discuss His Historic Amendment
Expanding Healthcare To NJ Veterans
March 15, 2014
Volunteers from Johnson & Johnson, Ernst & Young, Citigroup
and Verizon helped 200 veterans improve their prospects in
preparation for the GI Go Fund’s Job Fair the following week;
NJ Department of Labor played critical role in coaching and
connecting veterans to companies during event
Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky Serves as
Keynote Veteran Mentor during the latest Military
Career Workshop Hosted By Company and GI Go Fund
March 22, 2014
Event featured dozens of employers, colleges, and healthcare
services who met with the hundreds of veterans expected to
attend; Job Fair included veterans who participated in Military
Career Workshop with Johnson & Johnson six days earlier.
New Jersey Department of Labor played critical role in
encouraging veterans to attend this event.
More Than 500 Military Veterans Fill Room at GI Go
Fund’s Sixth Annual Newark Veterans Job Fair
April 11, 2014
School is first of thousands to honor our military and those
who served by wearing Jeans to Work for the upcoming
Memorial Day holiday; Proceeds from the event go to benefit
the GI Go Fund, which in turn dedicated it to supporting local
military veterans in Ocean County
Toms River North High School in New Jersey Kicks Off
the National Jeans for Troops Program