Vets Returning Home
2023 Matching Grant Fundraiser Dinner
Thank you to all of our supporters who came together to make our fundraiser a success for our veterans. A very special thank you goes out to:
Healing Hands for this incredible matching grant opportunity!
Keynote speaker Kristina Karamo Chairwoman of the Michigan Republican Party for the beautiful speech given.
Master of Ceremony Macomb County GOP Chairman Mark Forton.
Veteran Chris Chicollo for leading us in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Pastor & Board Member Arthur Ledlie for leading us in prayer.
Jim Gold & Galley for performing live and donating an awesome authentic signed guitar to the raffle.
Our Founder & Volunteer Director at Vets Returning Home Sandy Bower for everything you do to make all this possible for our veterans.
Carrie Heichel for being the right hand to Sandy Bower helping run the facility and always doing an amazing job.
Angela Sorrentino for volunteering through the entire fundraiser and being a part of the volunteer committee with Vets Returning Home.
A special shout out to the Macomb County GOP for all you do for our veterans!
Our volunteers with the Macomb County GOP: Donna Shurish, Barb Zinner, Sheila Goldstein, Laura Orlando, Pam Nelson, Lynda Wilson, Lenore Kurek, and Darlene Doetzel
All of our Sponsors:
Hefling's Amish Farm Market
What's Bugging You?
Bluefish Creative Shelby Gardens
Faith Focused Investing
Disability Law Group
Arlene Minter Branch Manager with First State Bank
St. Mary of the Lake Assembly No. 2804 Knights of Columbus
Arthur David Jr. Author of A Soldier's Journey with the Presence of God
UAW Local 2280
Stephne Hilgendorf with doTEERA Essential Oils USA
Keith Kalfas with the Untrapped Podcast
Jim and Joann Deliz
Also a BIG thank you to Mike Reel, Detroit Metro Chapters Sons of the American Revolution, St. Mary of the Lake Assembly No. 2804 Knights of Columbus, and Arthur David Jr. Author of A Soldier's Journey with the Presence of God, and Joe & Sue Gomez with Livonia Elks Lodge 2246 BPOE for their generous donations to help us reach our goal for the matching grant, and for all of the love and continued support!