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The G.I. Go Fund
Where Veterans Go Forward
© 2014 - The G.I. Go Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
May 23, 2014
Students at the Carl Sandburg Middle School in Old Bridge,
NJ, honored our military men and women this Memorial Day
by raising over $19,000 for veterans returning home from
combat and their families through their "Steps for Vets"
walk-a-thon event.
Carl Sandburg Middle School in Old Bridge raise over
$19,000 during “Steps For Vets” Program
June 6, 2014
Executive Director of veterans non-profit group joined U.S.
Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker as they pledged
support for the new bipartisan VA Reform bill, as well as a
Veteran Credit Protection bill, both of which were recently
introduced in the high chamber.
Jack Fanous of The GI Go Fund Joins Senators Booker
and Menendez in Effort to Give Veterans Access to
Private Health Care Options
June 9, 2014
Event included 65 employers, colleges, and health care
services that met with the hundreds of veterans in attendance;
NJ Adj. Gen. Michael Cunniff, NJ Assemblyman Troy
Singleton, and Burlington County Freeholder Aimee Belgard
also on hand to meet and speak with veterans.
Hundreds of Military Veterans Fill Room at GI Go Fund’s
South Jersey Veterans Job Fair
June 13, 2014
Partnership between organization and company hosts first
California event for nearly fifty veterans; Volunteers from
Johnson & Johnson helped veterans improve their
employment prospects
GI Go Fund and Johnson & Johnson Host Military Career
Workshop For Dozens of Veterans in San Diego, CA
June 24, 2014
As Army Base in New York Honors its Fallen Soldiers from
past year, friends and family of GI Go inspiration Lt. Seth
Dvorin remember his courage and honor his legacy on the
tenth year of his passing.
In Remembrance of Lt. Seth Dvorin: 10th Mountain
Division Remembrance Ceremony in Fort Drum NY
Honors Fallen Comrades
July 1, 2014
CFO Mike Riccio Presents Check of $5,306.50 to GI Go Fund
Executive Director Jack Fanous from their funds raised during
the Jeans for Troops Drive this past Memorial Day; Panasonic
matched the funds that were raised during the drive.
Panasonic Presents GI Go Fund with a $5,300
Contribution Raised During Jeans for Troops Program
August 1, 2014
FanousJoined the State’s U.S. Senators at the Nutley VFW to
show support for new VA Bill that would greatly expand agency
services to veterans; Congress quickly passed the legislation
to fix the issues at the VA since the revelations of
mismanagement emerged earlier this year.
GI Go Fund Executive Director Jack Fanous Joins U.S.
Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker in
Celebrating the Passing of the Sweeping VA Reform Bill
September 29, 2014
Funds raised during month-long drive among the highest
since the program was launched in 2008; Proceeds will go to
help veterans find quality jobs, access health care services
and benefits, and connect to housing opportunities and
Annual Foodtown Donation Drive Raises Over $51,000
for Military Veterans
October 11, 2014
The GI Go Fund, in partnership with the City of Newark, as well
as the Stand Down of North Jersey Inc., and countless other
committed parters hosted the “Stand Down of North Jersey”
for Homeless Veterans at the John F. Kennedy Aquatic and
Recreation Center.
Hundreds of Homeless Veterans find Help at the “Stand
Down of North Jersey” in Newark Hosted by GI Go Fund
and The City of Newark