News 2015

December 28, 2015

GI Go Fund Distributes Thousands in Gift Cards and Toys to Veteran Families for the Holidays

Nonprofit Organization hands out hundreds of gift cards to veterans in need during the Thanksgiving and Christmas Season, as well as dozens of toys for children of veterans

December 23, 2015

St Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church and GI Go Fund Partner Sends Over 80 Care Packages to Soldiers Stationed in Afghanistan in Time for the Holidays

All care packages where delivered to soldiers stationed to Afghanistan from the 10th Mountain Division in Ft. Drum

December 17, 2015

Panasonic Raises $9,000 During Jeans for Troops Drive to Benefit the GI Go Fund

CFO & Treasurer Mike Riccio Presents Check of $9,000 to GI Go Fund Executive Director Jack Fanous from their funds raised during the Jeans for Troops Drive this past Veterans Day; Panasonic has raised nearly $15,000 for the organization over the past two years

DEcember 1, 2015

GI Go Fund and JobPath Partner with Uber to Drive Economic Opportunity for NJ Veterans

Partnership will help military veterans find employment by providing them with free rides to job interviews as well as the opportunity to become Uber drivers.

November 12, 2015

Jeans for Troops Day in Honor of Veterans Day Once Again Breaks Records Across the Country

Employees at over 2,100 Schools, Companies, and Government Agencies Honored Our Men and Women in Uniform During Nationwide Dress Down Day; Funds Will Go to Benefit the GI Go Fund as They Work to Help Veterans Find Employment and Achieve Better Access to Health Care

August 19, 2015

GI Go Director Jack Fanous Joins HUD, VA, NJ Mayors, and Non-Profits Advocates in Comprehensive Meeting to End Veteran Homelessness in New Jersey

The day-long session highlighted resources and best practices to assist in reaching the goal of ending veteran homelessness in 2015; HUD, VA officials, New Jersey mayors, advocates and non-profits work to end veteran homelessness in 2015.

May 26, 2015

GI Go Fund's Jeans For Troops Day Reaches New Heights In The Mile-High City Supporting Local Veterans

Organization travels to Denver to thank schools for Jeans For Troops fundraising; announces proceeds to benefit V.F.W. Post revitalization program to be funded by Jeans For Troops proceeds

May 22, 2015

Carl Sandberg Middle School In Old Bridge Raises Over $23,000 For Memorial Day “Steps For Vets” Program

Middle School breaks all kinds of fundraising Records in their efforts to support military veterans and their loved ones

May 21, 2015

Jeans For Troops Day in Honor of Memorial Day Breaks Records From Coast to Coast

Employees at over 2,000 Schools, Companies and Government Agencies honored our men and women in uniform during nationwide dress down day; NJ State Assembly Declaring May 21 to be “Jeans For Troops Day”; Program sponsored by the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA)

March 23, 2015

Jack Fanous, GI Go Fund Executive Director, Applauds Menendez Bill That Encourages Businesses To Not Only Hire, but Train Veterans for Good, Sustainable Jobs

Fanous cites Menendez bill as a response to his call upon Congress to meaningfully support our troops

March 16, 2015

GI Go Fund Hosts 7th Annual Newark Veterans Job Fair Thanks To Support From Kessler Foundation

Active duty personnel, veterans and their families receive advice on jobs, college opportunities, and benefits to be made by job fair exhibitors.