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Army A Company 2/2 Infantry Medal of Honor Travel

$51,510 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 779 people in 1 month
Created June 19, 2019
My name is Tim Wenger and I've worked with David Bellavia at WBEN for more than three years.  I'm the Operations Manager/Program Director at WBEN and Entercom Buffalo.

As David Bellavia receives the highest military recognition with the Medal of Honor, he'll be surrounded by the living members of the Army's A Company 2/2 Infantry he served with along with family members of those who never came home.

This trip to Washington to be part of this recognition and honor is a financial burden for some of the members and families.

We're looking to offset travel expenses for our Veterans who served so proudly and the families of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

If, in the end, there are any additional funds, they will be donated to the Veterans Stand Down organized by the Buffalo Veterans Administration.

We're in the process of dispensing the funds to those in need who are either fellow 2/2 infantry members who served with David or Gold Star families.  The funds are being handled through a secure bank account via David's Duty 1st entity and all related expenses are being checked against provided receipts.

Thanks again for all your generosity!

Tim
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After more communications with GoFundMe we have now been told the account we want to move the funds to that will allow payment out of will require further verification.

We waited days for a response from both GoFundMe and WePay and have finally found people at their desk and at least willing to help.

I hope to have an update soon and get payments moving as soon as possible.

After I’ve arrange the payments and donated the balance to the Veterans Stand Down, I’ll share more about this ‘process’ with everyone on WBEN.

Thanks for your continued patience and your generosity toward David’s military family and the Gold Star families.

God Bless all.


Tim Wenger
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Donors....

GoFundMe is, for some reason, holding up the money you donated for travel for David’s military unit members. We are working to get the logjam broken and begin to reimburse these deserving men and Gold Star families. Feel free to let them know you want your dollars allocated for their cause sooner rather than later.

Tim Wenger.
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Thanks to EVERYONE for helping to make it a reality for David to be surrounded by his fellow soldiers and infantrymen during the remarkable Medal of Honor events in Washington DC.

We’re working to allocate the funds to the members of David’s unit and Gold Star families.

We’ll be making a healthy donation with the surplus funds to the Veteran Stand Down event coordinated by the Buffalo VA.

God bless all who donated.

Tim Wenger
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$51,510 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 779 people in 1 month
Created June 19, 2019
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