Veterans Acupuncture Center

$1,055 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 14 people in 36 months
Scot Somes
for Veterans Acupuncture Center of Colorado
I would like to thank all of the men and women who serve in our military for this great country. Without your willingness to go into harm’s way and protect our way of life, we wouldn’t be able to enjoy the freedoms that we do.  I would also like to thank the families of the veterans that serve because without their support we wouldn’t be able to do what we do, nor be as great of a military as we are.

As a veteran of the US Navy, I served in the first Gulf War and Afghanistan.  I was disappointed in the medical care I received when I returned home. So I asked myself ‘What I could do to make a difference for my fellow vets and their families?’  

After seeing the movie Acronym by Steffan Tubbs, I was motivated to create a non-profit organization where I can utilize my acupuncture skills to treat veterans with PTSD and other war and duty-related issues. There are additional medicines available to get our bodies back into balance to continue to do more great things in this world and acupuncture and Chinese medicine are two of those natural ways to accomplish that.

My goal is to reach as many veterans and their families as possible to provide acupuncture treatment at a low cost, and with funding, eventually at no cost so I can help them get back to the healthy state in which they deserve to live.  

Veterans Acupuncture Center of Colorado  

(VACC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) that was created to meet the need of low-cost acupuncture treatment for veterans and their families.  If you would like to support the VACC, please click on the donations page.  We need all the support we can muster and look forward to serving our troops and their families!  Thank you in advance.


Scot Somes
Director VACC

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First, I want to thank everyone for their donations. Second, I had someone write me a check for $5000 the other day. What a kind and generous gift. So we have raised close to $6000. On our way. Thanks again everyone. Every little bit helps.
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First I want to thank eveyone for theor generosity. Second, I can't combine the numbers to show on this website but I had a very kind person donate $5000.00 . So far we have raised $6000. That is awesome and we are slowly reaching our goal. Thanks again. Every little bit helps.
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Thank you for all the support thus far! As we continue to push through to our goals for providing low-cost treatment to our Vets and their families, we wanted to let you know just how far each dollar goes:

$10 - Box of needles that treats 5 people
$20 - Bottle of herbs for anxiety
$50 - 20 sheets needed for treatment
$150 buys the table for patients to lay on for treatment

Can you imagine if 10,000 people donated just $5 - a cup of coffee? Or 50,000 donate just a dollar? Where this could go?

If you want to thank your service members and you'd buy them a beer in a bar - buy them their beer here! Buy them a coffee here!

Thank you, all!
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$1,055 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 14 people in 36 months
Created March 26, 2016
Funds raised will benefit:
Veterans Acupuncture Center of Colorado
Certified Charity
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Arvada, CO
EIN: 811079584
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8 months ago
34 months ago
louise steinhauer
34 months ago

Good luck with your wonderful endeavor!

35 months ago

Great fund for honorable veterans. Good luck

Matt Albrecht
35 months ago

Love what you're doing Scot!

36 months ago
Karen Somes
36 months ago

This is a great endeavor you are undertaking and I am so pleased with your thoughtfulness and care.

36 months ago
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