Video: Virgin Islands for Veterans
Virgin Islands for Veterans
Tue, 03 Oct 2017 23:19:55 +0000Virgin Islands for VeteransVirgin Islands for Veteranshttp://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12495/7114688?cpt=8&wpid=2637WMBBthe end of this month. a local non- profit teams up with other veteran organizations in bay county to offer support and resources to hurricane victims in the virgin islands. rebecca and john rich started an organization called "virgin islands for veterans" a few years ago after they moved to saint thomas. but after the hurricanes swept through the isalnds, their home was destroyed. john has stayed on the island to help with relief efforts and rebecca has returned to bay county...work ing with her sister-in-law gathering supplies to help veterans on the island recover. they are looking for items like reflective vests, safety goggles, and other work gear so that the people on the ground can help rebuild homes. rebekah rich, virgin islands for veterans "whether it's day to day survival or somethng they need to be able to find a career to be employed because they need to find a new job because a lot of jobs are non existent because we depend on tourism, and when you are wiped out by two category 5 hurricanes in two weeks, there's not that many people who want to come visit your island." they are accepting donations seven days a week at the the v-f-w on sherman avenue in panama city. we will have more information about their organizations and ways you can help on mypanhandle.