News 2010

november 24, 2011

The GI Go Fund Helps over 120 NJ Veterans and their Families with Supermarket Gift Cards for Thanksgiving

The grocery cards were provided through generous donations from Gore Financial LCC, ZBRELLA Inc., and Foodtown Supermarkets of over $6,000.

november 11, 2011

GI Go Fund Honors Distinguished Guests at Annual Veterans Day Gala

Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker, War Hero Who Captured Saddam Hussein, and PSEG CEO Ralph Izzo Honored

november 9, 2011

Greater Media Newspapers Hosts “Hire A Veteran” Job Fair to Help Returning Military Members Find Work

Dozens of employers on hand to offer job opportunities to veterans

september 11, 2011

On Ten-Year Anniversary of 9/11, City of Newark and the State of New Jersey Reflect, Remember

Events held in Jersey City, Newark to pay tribute to the lives that were lost

september 9, 2011

As Ten Year Anniversary of 9/11 Approaches, Foodtown Supermarkets Kick-Off Fundraising Drive for America’s Troops

Shoppers asked to donate at registers to benefit returning military service members

august 13, 2011

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, NJDMAVA, and The GI Go Fund Team Up To Host Job and GI Bill Fair for Veterans

The Job Fair gave dozens of former military personnel an opportunity to meet with over 50 employers from all across the state of New Jersey; VA Mobile Health Unit at the event to assist veterans with any and all of their immediate needs.

july 29, 2011

GI Go Fund Completes Historic Week for Serving Homeless Veterans

Hundreds participate in events aimed at getting veterans off the streets

July 24, 2011

The War at Home

As troops from Afghanistan return home, the fight to find work awaits them

july 8, 2011

President, Members of Congress Consider Tax Credit for Hiring Veterans

Government officials look to give incentives to employers to hire veterans

june 6, 2011

Military Suicide Bill Passes House

Additional Funds to address rising rate of veteran suicide one step closer to becoming law

may 26, 2011

Mayor Cory A. Booker, GI Go Fund and Newark Veterans Observe Memorial Day with Ceremony at Basilone Memorial

Newark pays tribute to City residents who have fallen in all of America’s wars; Ceremony pays tribute to WWII Medal of Honor recipient John Basilone

may 5, 2011

A Historic Ruling for Veterans Care

With the 9th Circuit’s ruling in Veterans for Common Sense v. Shinseki, Major Changes Coming to the VA

may 5, 2011

A Turning Point?

As we mark the death of Osama Bin Laden, America is forced to face a new world

may 3, 2011

Medal of Honor Posthumously Awarded to Newark Born Soldier of Korean War

Pvt. 1st Class Henry Svehla was serving as a rifleman in the 7th Infantry Division when his platoon came under heavy fire on June 12, 1952.

may 2, 2011

A Message to our Military Members/Families on the Killing of Osama Bin Laden

April 11, 2011

Congressional Budget Panel Proposal looks to cut VA care for 1.3 million Veterans

House Budget Committee looks to save $6 billion annually in Veterans Affairs health care costs by limiting enrollment

march 15, 2011

GI Go Fund and Rutgers Co-Host Newark Veterans Job and GI Bill Fair at Rutgers-Newark's Paul Robeson Campus Center

Private companies, public sector, educational institutions are present; Outreach services also on hand to help vets and their families

February 29, 2011

Recent Veterans' Unemployment Figures Dip, but Skeptics Fear Drop may be Misleading

BLS Report shows unemployment improving, but there is more to stats than meets the eye

january 1, 2011

Col. Bill Badger, who disarmed Arizona gunman, appeared on GI Go's Veterans NOW Radio Program

Hero of Tucson Shooting Colonel Bill Badger: “My Military Training Made Me React”