Veteran's Combat Center Startup Fund

I am raising start up money for a nonprofit organization I am in the process of building up.

 

The organization is the Veteran's Combat Center, we are currently in the process of getting our 501(c)3 status, but until then funds are necessary to get off the ground.

 

What is our mission?

The Veteran's Combat Center's motto is "Fighting for our veterans"

We take this motto literally, as I will be teaching Karate and combatives to veterans. We'll be fighting in more metaphorical ways as well including housing struggling veterans, providing fresh organic fruits and vegetables to ensure community veterans can maintain a healthy diet, and much more.

How does karate and combatives training help veterans?

It's quite simple really, exercise. Exercise has been shown to help those dealing with issues like PTSD, depression, anxiety, and having suicidal thoughts, as well as being a great opportunity to build a new sense of kinship, and brotherhood.

 

As a Navy veteran this is a very personal mission as I've seen several of my friends from the Navy, and from high school who served in other branches and the struggles they've endured after separating from the military.

What will these funds be used for?

Filing fees with the IRS, down payment for a facility, building and managing a website, and equipment.

 

Thank you for your time and generosity, every little bit helps.

 

Update

The first little bit that has been donated is being put towards reserving a domain name and building a website.

Thank you very much.

 

www.veteranscombatcenter.org 

Donations

  • gloria gard 
    • $25 
    • 10 mos

Organizer

Travis Tomaszkiewicz 
Organizer
Council Bluffs, IA
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