News 2020

July 10, 2020

ViacomCBS and affiliated CBS stations to celebrate July 4th by Participating in GI Go Fund’s Red, White, and Blue fundraising drive throughout the week of Independence Day to benefit Military Veterans

From June 29 - July 3, ViacomCBS and affiliated CBS stations will encourage their viewers to wear Red, White, and Blue in honor of Independence Day and donate $5 or more to GI Go Fund; CBS will match donations made throughout the campaign by its employees

May 12, 2020

Navy SEAL Hudson River Swim Is Officially On For 2020 to Raise Awareness and Support for Military Veterans and Their Families During the Pandemic

A team of over 30 SEALs will be swimming across the Hudson River from Liberty State Park to lower Manhattan to honor our military veterans, their families, and all of those who died during 9/11 and the wars that followed that fateful day; Event is the only legally sanctioned swim across Hudson River and one of the first events in the NY/NJ area since the COVID-19 outbreak began; SEALs will be swimming to benefit GI Go Fund and its mission to support veterans in getting the services they need

May 12, 2020

GI Go Fund, Gantcher Family Foundation and JobPath Announce Partnership To Connect Veterans in NYC With Critical Jobs to Respond to COVID-19 Crisis

Online platform "Empire Vets" will help connect highly skilled veterans to jobs in New York City to meet the sudden demand for emergency services created by the coronavirus pandemic; The platform is powered by JobPath’s robust hiring engine that offers multiple tools to employers and veterans across the country