Colorado Veterans Project Donates $9,500 to Local Nonprofits Honor Bell Foundation

Operation Equine and Audie L. Murphy Infantry Museum

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COLORADO – Colorado Veterans Project (CVP), one of the largest veteran-related nonprofits in Colorado, today announced that it has made monetary donations to three local nonprofit organizations, including Honor Bell Foundation, Operation Equine and Audie L. Murphy Infantry Museum.

CVP hosted its Freedom 4-Miler virtual run in July and its first Let Freedom Swing golf tournament in September, which raised funds to make it possible for CVP to support local veterans and veteran-related organizations. CVP donated $4,500 to the Honor Bell Foundation, an organization that offers a final salute for deceased military veterans through the slow ringing of a ceremonial bell; $2,500 to Operation Equine, which facilitates unique, therapeutic experiences with horses that empowers participants to cultivate healthy relationships and feel better; and $2,500 to Audie L. Murphy Infantry Museum, a living history exhibit that serves as a traveling museum to inspire and educate students on the United States’ most decorated soldier, Audie L. Murphy.

“We’re thrilled to extend financial support to the Honor Bell Foundation, Operation Equine and Audie L. Murphy Infantry Museum,” said Rob Bingham, founder, CEO and executive director of Colorado Veterans Project. “We strongly believe in the initiatives put forth by these organizations and are proud to offer financial support to help continue their great work and service to helping veterans.”

Past benefactors of CVP’s events have included Stripes to Bars, a charity that enables qualified veterans to earn Federal Aviation Administration certificates; and Healing Warriors, a program that provides non-narcotic therapy to help address pain, sleep and PTSD for service members and their families. CVP hosts events throughout the year, including its annual Memorial Day Run and March that collects donations and nonperishable foods for local veterans who are experiencing homelessness and the official Denver Veterans Day Run, Parade and Festival, which serves as an appreciation event for military service members.

More information about CVP and how to get involved is located on the website coloradoveteransproject.org.

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About Colorado Veterans Project:

Colorado Veterans Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that aims to enhance pride and patriotism in all Coloradoans by building a stronger, more supportive community around our veterans. CVP hosts special events to raise awareness and funds for local veterans and veteran organizations. Since the inception of CVP in January of 2014, Colorado Veterans Project has aligned with 125+ veteran organizations and works alongside the mayor’s office to host the official Veterans Day activities for the City of Denver including the Denver Veterans Day Parade and the Denver Veterans Day Festival. More information about the organization and how to get involved is located on the website coloradoveteransproject.org or on Facebook and Twitter.

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