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Client News- For Immediate Release: PROMINENT VETERAN BUSINESS GROUP LAUNCHES “VEDI 25” TO SALUTE THE UNSUNG HEROES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact: Tiffany Braxton

Email: VEDI@MidnightManagement.com

 

PROMINENT VETERAN BUSINESS GROUP LAUNCHES “VEDI 25” TO SALUTE THE UNSUNG HEROES THAT WORK TOWARDS BETTERING THE LIVES OF VETERANS HERE ON THE HOMEFRONT

NEW YORK, NY (February 10, 2017) – Veterans Entrepreneurial Development Initiatives, (VEDI), Incorporated is set to recognize the “unsung” heroes and sheroes on the home front who make a difference for long term sustainability for returning veterans and their families. With the launch of “VEDI 25”, the community based, veteran-focused organization will pay tribute to individuals and organizations that operate in the “domestic trenches” to build up positive and productive infrastructures for veterans to effectively return to civilian life.

“We will not only recognize those who put the needs of veterans first, but actually step up to do something,” stated Meta J. Mereday, VEDI, Inc. Founder and Domestic Warrior for Veterans.  “I am so passionate about helping our veterans and re-igniting the veteran community and I know that there are others out there who did not serve, but are battling everyday here at home to help those who protected us.  I come from a military family and a family of advocates, so my service has been on the home front because I stand on the shoulders of those who served on many fronts.”

The “VEDI 25” will be comprised of a select group that will be the launch of the VEDI “Circle of Champions for Vets” which will include an annual class of 25 who will be selected by VEDI Team members and advisory board members based on proven results and recommendations. “This selection will not be determined by ‘likes” but by actions that have elevated the condition of veterans and improved their long term sustainability,” added Mereday. “Grass roots efforts, while underfunded, are the true fabric that supports veteran empowerment. We do not have the luxury or cushion to waste time or money.  Veteran Lives are in jeopardy daily and the ‘VEDI 25’ will represent those who are in the domestic trenches with us lifting up our veterans.”

Meta, the VEDI team and their community partners have been in the forefront of addressing the needs of veterans and their families who too often fall through the cracks of the broken system and bridge gaps – even with limited resources – to make a difference that generates a ripple effect of results.  Whether it is advocating for legislation to improve access for veteran businesses to procurement opportunities and advocating for waivers for student veterans to register for classes without delays, to moving a veteran family during a tropical storm and helping to keep veterans in their homes; VEDI has made its mark as a true advocacy organization for veterans.  During this process, the team has developed relationships with individuals and organizations that have gone “above and beyond” in providing assistance to the VEDI model of empowering the veteran community.

Veterans Entrepreneurial Development Initiatives (VEDI) Inc. is a 501(c)(3) New York State not for profit organization that was established to collaborate with various organizations to create an effective national model to grow veteran businesses, increase veteran employment and ignite veteran community empowerment.

For more information about VEDI, Inc and its “VEDI 25” and “VEDI Circle of Champions” Contact: Tiffany Braxton via Email: VEDI@MidnightManagement.com  or Phone: 860 698-0643.

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Our Wish To You…

VETERANS ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES, (VEDI) INC.

and our community partners

Empowered Health Partnerships, Inc. (Queens, NY)

Bethel AME Church and Food Pantry (Wilkes-Barre, PA)

Baldwin United & Baldwin Oaks Civic Association (Baldwin, NY)

Long Island Veterans Initiatives (Long Island, NY)

Isabel Dory Ministries (Long Island, NY)

Cedarmore Corp (Freeport, NY)

Hands of Hope Ministries (Pennsylvania & New York)

MRG- Health Empowerment & Longevity Project –HELP (New York)

 

and our program liaisons

Top Flight, LLC (California and Georgia)

BFA Environmental (Florida, Louisiana & New York)

Detroit REBUILD (Michigan)

Summit Global Strategies & Solutions (New Jersey)

USBLN

NY NJ MSDC (New York & New Jersey)

 

Wish you and yours a…..

A HAPPY AND HEALTHY HOLIDAY SEASON AND A SEASON OF GRATITUDE TO ONE AND ALL!!

                 

And thank our veterans and their families EVERYDAY for their sacrifice and service. Support those of us in the trenches focused on their empowerment upon their return! It starts with you! Share if you care!

                                                                  Meta J. Mereday, Founder

In the interest of our Veterans… GoFundMe Link: https://www.gofundme.com/wp5586u8

Client News: VEDI, Inc. Launches GoFundMe.com Fundraiser Campaign

Veterans Entrepreneurial Development Initiatives, Inc. (VEDI) a New York based 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization has launched a GoFundMe.com fundraiser campaign. The organization has been doing amazing, in the trenches work for veterans for some time now with no main funding source. The monetary goal for the campaign is 75K, which would go far in helping the organization with three main projects they have in the works. Visit VEDI’s campaign page to learn more about the projects and work they are doing or to make a donation, remember even a little bit can go a long way and VEDI needs your support today!

In the interest of our Veterans… GoFundMe Link: https://www.gofundme.com/wp5586u8

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