Help Heal Veterans Wins The Partnership Recognition Award

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Help Heal Veterans (Heal Vets), a nonprofit dedicated to serving military veterans by supplying them with therapeutic craft kits, has received the Partnership Recognition Award from EXCEED presented by the California Disability Services Association (CDSA) as part of their Eighth Annual Partnership Recognition Event, "With You, We Can!" in Rancho Cucamonga, CA.

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For the past three years, HHV has been a volunteer site for EXCEED participants to gain work experience for adults with developmental disabilities.

Help Heal Veterans (Heal Vets), a nonprofit dedicated to serving military veterans by supplying them with therapeutic craft kits, has received the Partnership Recognition Award from EXCEED presented by the California Disability Services Association (CDSA) as part of their Eighth Annual Partnership Recognition Event, "With You, We Can!" in Rancho Cucamonga, CA.

The California Disability Services Association is pleased to recognize the outstanding 2019 partnerships that promote the advancement of Californians with disabilities in their communities.

CEO of EXCEED, Lee Trisler, states, "We very much appreciate our long-time partnership with Help Heal Veterans and the opportunities it provides for our clients."

For the past three years, HHV has been a volunteer site for EXCEED participants to gain work experience for adults with developmental disabilities. The partnership enables individuals to develop and maintain vocational, social, and behavior skills. The EXCEED program empowers and allows clients to work independently towards employment in an integrated setting in the business community.

CEO of Help Heal Veterans, Joe McClain, said, "We are honored to receive the Partnership Recognition Award. Thanks to the assembly team from EXCEED, HHV supports two causes at once. Our veterans receive therapeutic craft kits that aid in the healing of traumatic brain injuries; and, we also help deserving people in our community have an income."

About Help Heal Veterans
A nonprofit organization founded during the Vietnam War supplies free therapeutic kits to injured servicemen and women and U.S. veterans. The therapy kits often become a part of the patient's treatment plan, providing a creative outlet for stress and boredom and a way to rebuild confidence and self-esteem. Help Heal Veterans has distributed more than 29 million kits since 1971 from hundreds of craft categories.

About EXCEED
Established in 1981, the nonprofit service organization, EXCEED, has provided service and advocacy, which creates choices and opportunities for adults with disabilities to reach their maximum potential. EXCEED currently provides services to more than 700 clients each year throughout the Inland Empire. Visit https://weexceed.org for more information.

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