Accomplishments

NJVN Accomplishment
Clothing and Toiletries Donations For Veterans

9-21-21
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The NJVN would like to thank the following people for their clothing and toiletries donations:

Maggiulli family

Chris Evangelista

Sharon Krizko

Monica Smith

Mendham High School Service Club

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

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NJVN Participating in Suicide Prevention Month Events

9-21-21
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The team participated in a few suicide prevention events and teammate Ryan Wares was on NJ News sharing his courageous story!

Thank you teammate Francisco Doc Schupp and Shadow for speaking to the students at Mendham High School!

Great job Blue Magazine for hosting a mental health retreat and having suicide prevention speakers participate!

This month is Suicide Prevention Month. If anyone ever needs assistance, please feel free to call us anytime!

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

Teammate Ryan Wares shares his courageous story on NJ News

9-18-21 
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NJVN teammate Ryan Wares shares his courageous story with Kimberly Jade Kravitz from NJ News!

Please watch the interview on NJ News. VIDEO

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

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Cranford Knights of Columbus Golf Outing Fundraiser for NJVN

9-17-21
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The NJVN would like to thank the Cranford Knights of Columbus for hosting a golf outing fundraiser for our charity!

We would also like to once again thank our team sponsor Benners Auto Body for purchasing a foursome for the team!

All donations collected will help assist our state wide Anti-Suicide and PTSD Awareness Campaign!

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

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Wheelchair, Clothes and Computers Donations For Veterans

9-16-21
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The NJVN would like to thank the following for their donations:

Salerno Technologies for their computers, printers and hardware donation.

Nuzzo family for their wheelchairs and clothing donation.

Yanuzzi family for their clothing and kitchenware donation.

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

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NJVN Participates In 9-11 Events

9-11-21
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Over the weekend the team participated in the following events:

9-11 Ceremony at the Manville VFW

Branchburg Rotary Veteran Motorcycle Run

Inglorious Ruckers and Raritan Bay Ruckers 9-11 Ruck and charity event

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

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9-11 Ceremony At Mendham High School

9-11-21
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We hosted a 9-11 ceremony and walk at Mendham High School! Team member Will Sheehan spoke to the students and staff about his experience after 9-11!

After the ceremony, the students walked in honor of the fallen. At the homecoming football game, first responders from Mendham Borough, Mendham Twp., Chester and area Veterans were honored on the field!

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

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Food and Water Donation For Veteran In Need After Hurricane Ida

9-08-21
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Hey guys this is Doc Schupp. Last Friday, I got a text about a Veteran who is battling cancer and did not have drinking water due to the Hurricane.

I thought it might be hard to set something up on a Friday night with little notice but everyone really stepped up!

Big thank you to JM Rodgers for stepping up on an hours notice and ordering larger amounts drinking water and food for this brave Veteran!

Big thank you to Dro Shkolah and Nena Matias for stepping up on a Friday night to bring some help to a Veteran! Great job guys!

A big thank you to ShopRite Managers Bill and Bob who were able to expedite the online order from Saturday to Friday night so we could bring this vet some help that much faster!

I was on the phone with Shop Rite for an hour and know they were working hard to help!

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

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NJVN Legislative Director Will Sheehan Writes Blue Magazine Article About 9-11

9-06-21
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The ORRT and the NJVN would like to thank the Blue Magazine for giving us an opportunity to write for the publication!

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

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Veterans Blues and BBQ Festival

9-05-21
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The team did a three mile ruck that finished into the NJ Veterans Chamber of Commerce’s Veterans Blues and BBQ Festival!

Great job Ben Adam, Chris Spallina and Nira Ungar!

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

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Wheelchair, Clothing and Tablet Donations For Veterans

9-02-21  
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The NJVN would like to thank the following people for their donations:

Nuzzo family for numerous bags of clothing and accessories.

John Christopher for his electric wheelchair.

Sofia Wawrzyniak from TeleHeath Access for thier tablets.

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

NJVN Legislative Director Will Sheehan Spoke About Afghanistan On Fox News

8-27-21  
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Our NJVN Legislative Director and veteran, Will Sheehan, spoke on Fox News about the situation in Afghanistan!

Please watch the interview on Fox News. VIDEO

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

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Teammate Jeff Koek Discusses the Afghanistan Situation

8-22-21  
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Our teammate, Jeff Keock, was asked about the current Afghanistan situation by the Star Ledger and the NJ News Jersey Matters show!

It’s great to have Jeff share his experiences and to see how far he has grown!

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

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Donations For Veterans

8-19-21  
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NJVN would like to thank the following people and group for their donations/assistance:

The Linden Reform Church for the toiletries and towels.

Rebuilding Warriors for dropping off clothing to two disabled veterans.

Billy Karapous for his electric wheelchair and air conditioners donations.

Robyn From West Orange Jewelry for the bag of clothing.

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

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Netflix “Sweet Child” Movie Premiere For Veterans

8-19-21  
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The New Jersey Veterans Network would like to thank our sponsor from Netflix for making us a part of the “Sweet Child” movie premiere!

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

NJVN Veteran Service Officer Dennis Duddie Speaks About Afghanistan On NBC News

8-17-21  
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Our team Veteran Service Officer, Dennis Duddie, was able to share his thoughts and feelings on NBC News!

Great job Dennis Duddie, Krystal Cordero and Michael Mikendrow telling the country about the horrible situation in Afghanistan!

Please watch the interview on NBC News. VIDEO

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

Teammate Will Sheehan Speaks About Afghanistan On News 12 NJ

8-17-21  
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Our teammate, Will Sheehan, and our friend John Roth from Recalibrate spoke about the terrible situation in Afghanistan!

Gents, great job today sharing your opinion on such a serious matter!

Please watch the interview on News 12 New Jersey. VIDEO

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

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NJVN VSO Dennis Duddie Speaks At Veterans’ Fair

8-17-21  
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Our team Veteran Service Officer, Dennis Duddie, spoke at a Veterans’ health fair in Essex County!

Dennis did an awesome job and he continues to help countless veterans live a better way of life!

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

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Hike With Semper Fi Fund Team

8-13-21  
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The NJVN Outreach Director Doc Schupp recently teamed up with the Semper Fi fund team for a hike.

The team is going to be adding events in the next few days!

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

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Catholic Charities Veteran Services Laser Tag Event For Vets

8-12-21  
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Recently, Catholic Charities Veteran Services sponsored a laser tag event with NJSOSVETS Stake Holder Veterans and the Catholic Charities DPD folks.

Our team’s outreach director, The Doc, helped to organize this amazing event! It was great to have our team involved and we are looking forward to the next one!

In the next few months, we will work on a few community based projects!

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

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2020-2021 Homeless Veteran Outreach Award For NJVN Team

8-10-21  
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On behalf of the NJVN, I would like to thank the NJ American Legion for presenting our team with the 2020-2021 Homeless Veteran Outreach Award.

Our team has worked extremely hard and spent countless hours providing our veterans and their families life changing resources!

This is a team effort and I would like to personally thank all of our teammates and sponsors who always do so much to help our veterans in need.

This charity could not function without our dedicated volunteers and I could not be prouder to be a part of this family.

This award was given to us because of all the amazing work the team did during Covid.

Everyday we are working on programs and I know we will continue to work with all the other great veteran and first responder organizations that share the same goal.

Recently, our Helping Heroes program, which was spearheaded by Francisco Doc Schupp, was responsible for providing food, clothing and PPE to thousands of veterans and National Guardsmen!

Our upcoming Statewide Joint Anti-suicide and PTSD awareness program will help countless veterans and first responders who are in crisis!

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

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American Legion Riders and the Ehrhardt family Donation For Vets

8-07-21  
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The New Jersey Veterans Network would like to thank the American Legion Riders 209 Scotch Plains and the Ehrhardt family for their generous donation! Post 209 donated men’s/women’s socks, underwear, men’s depends and two women’s sneakers.

The Ehrhardt Family hosted a charity lemonade stand and raised momey for our team!

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.

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Veterans Barbecue at Lyons VA

7-29-21  
Help us save Vets!

NJVN hosted a veterans barbecue for our heroes at the Lyons VA. At this event, we had a giant size screen for video games and veterans enjoyed other outdoor games as well. There was also a mini movie theatre set up with desserts.

We gave out new clothing and sneakers and two new road bicycles were donated to one of the hospital units!

This event was spearhead by our Outreach Director Doc Schupp. Frank Djdocbear Gadson was our live DJ! Jonathan Sanchez, of DD214 Gaming, kept the video games going for the guys. Dani Ree Santiago Nena Matias Dro Shkolah Sean Mangin Kimberly Ann and Shadow: America’s pup hung out with the vets, listening to their stories, playing games and making them feel at home. James Ludolph and Daniel Almanazar worked really hard setting up equipment and building bicycles. The vets and our team had such a great time! No one wanted to leave when it ended!

This event was co-sponsored by Kriss Giles and her family and the Phoenix-New Jersey Daniree. Gaby N Ghersi-Oliveira and Joshua Greulich donated the Xboxes and Michael Boll donated the racing bikes!

If you are interested in joining the team please send me your name email and phone number.