Rockaway, N.J. (PRWEB) February 02, 2013
Pettit Marine Paint prides itself on manufacturing products that are 100% American made. Pettit strongly believe in supporting and giving back to our country and to show our gratitude to both our veterans and active armed forces, Pettit is making a commitment to give back to those who keep our country safe and free. Through the “Sail for the Troops Program” Pettit will donate $1.00 to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) for every gallon of Vivid anti-fouling paint that is sold between September 1, 2012 and October 31, 2013. Pettit has set it's sights on a donation goal of $20,000.00 and looking forward to helping the DAV in more ways than one.
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is a non-profit organization that helps active military personnel, as well as veterans and their families, everyday. With 88 offices throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as several “mobile offices”, the DAV offers assistance with shelter as well as numerous programs for homeless veterans, including support finding employment. Their program also includes aid for filing claims related to disability and pensions, help enrolling in continued education and obtaining health care, as well as guidance concerning many other pertinent items. They also offer free counseling, seminars and community outreach programs to provide knowledgeable to the public about ways they can become involved with the DAV.
At the heart of the DAV are thousands of volunteers who donate countless hours to millions of DAV members throughout the country. The time these volunteers dedicate as well as the kindness they pass on to the members of the DAV is more important than any monetary donation. Active volunteers take on responsibilities such as driving veterans to doctor appointments, helping to make a veterans home wheelchair accessible, assisting with everyday chores that have now become to difficult to do alone and most importantly being a friend. The DAV prides itself on its extensive volunteer base and helping hands are always needed. To find out how you can become a volunteer and make a difference in the life of a veteran, or to donate, visit the DAV website.