Wear jeans to support the troops

Published on Monday, April 29, 2013

 Wendell Steinhauer & Representatives from the GI Go Fund
(L to r) GI Go Fund Director of Communications James Fanous, GI Go Fund Executive Director Jack Fanous, NJEA Vice-President Wendell Steinhauer, and GI Go Fund Deputy Director Alex Manis.
The New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) is proud to once again sponsor the GI Go Fund’s Jeans for Troops program which is raising funds to support the GI Go Transition Center for veterans who need assistance with employment, housing, education, and access to health care.

The Jeans for Troops program encourages organizations to permit employees to donate $5 to the GI Go Fund in exchange for wearing jeans on Thursday, May 23.

In addition to supporting the GI Go Fund with a contribution toward their efforts, NJEA staff will be given an opportunity to participate in the Jeans for Troops program.

Many NJ schools participated in this effort last year with plans to continue in 2013. See if your school is on the list at http://www.gigofund.org/jeansfortroopsnjparticipants.php.

For more information about the GI Go Fund, go to http://www.gigofund.org.

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