News 2017

November 17, 2017

GI Go Fund Honors Marine Veteran Justin Constantine and Community leaders during Veterans Networking Gala

Annual Gala sponsored by PSEG and others in Newark, NJ honored great leaders in the Veteran Community

November 8, 2017

Jeans For Troops Day in Honor of Veterans Day Breaks All-Time Participation Record 

Employees at over 2,500 Schools, Companies, and Government Agencies all across America honored our men and women in uniform during nationwide dress down day, marking the highest participation in Jeans for Troops day in the program's history

October 14, 2017

Hundreds of Homeless Veterans Assisted at GI Go Fund Stand Down in Newark

Food, clothes, medical assistance, legal aid provided to homeless veterans and their families; event hosted with the city of Newark, VA along the NJ National Guard, and NJDMAVA

September 29, 2017

GI Go Fund Awarded $4,000 by OceanFirst Foundation through their Home Runs for Heroes fundraiser with Lakewood BlueClaws

Organization has been recipient of this program since 2015, having received $7,000 for every home run a BlueClaw player hits in a designated inning

July 15, 2017

GI Go Fund Hosts Warrior Walk and 5K Race at Liberty State Park

Nearly 150 supporters joined together at Liberty State Park to support GI Go Fund and the Military Veterans they serve

June 1, 2017

ShopRite of Passaic Participates in the National Jeans for Troops drive to Benefit the GI Go Fund

Staff of the ShopRite of Passaic raised support for military heroes and joined thousands of companies and organizations across the country on Memorial Day weekend

May 26, 2017

Carl Sandburg Middle School In Old Bridge Raises Over $15,000 For Memorial Day “Steps For Vets” Program

In fifth year running program, Middle School has raised over $87,000 to benefit GI Go Fund and the veterans they serve in the local community; Total funds raised by far the most any school has generated for military veterans in the country

May 25, 2017

Jeans for Troops Marks its 6 year Anniversary with Thousands of Organizations Hosting Dress down Days to Support Veterans and Honor Memorial Day

Employees at over 1,500 Schools, Companies and Government Agencies honored our men and women in uniform during nationwide dress down day; NJ State Assembly Declaring May 25 to be “Jeans for Troops Day”

May 4, 2017

Veterans in New Jersey Being provided more options for healthcare

After years of GI Go Fund and other advocates fighting to get veterans better care, New Jersey takes an important first step for military veterans