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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
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
May 22, 2014
Employees at over 1,600 Schools, Companies and
Government Agencies will honor our men and women in
uniform during nationwide dress down day; NJ State
Assembly Declaring May 22 to be “Jeans For Troops Day”;
Program sponsored by the New Jersey Education Association
(NJEA)
Jeans For Troops Day in Honor of Memorial Day
Celebrated Throughout the Country
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