Help Us Raise Awareness & Funds for Homeless Veterans at Folsom Connections Biz Expo

On Thursday, March 14th, The Blue Waters Group will be attending the region’s largest business expo, Folsom Connections.  The event is free to the public and will have over 150 area businesses and restaurants showcasing their services.  In addition to our normal participation as a vendor, we are also orchestrating a campaign called “The 131,000 Challenge” to raise money and awareness for our nation’s 131,000 homeless veterans.  We are asking the community to come to the business expo and perform push-ups or sit-ups.  In turn, we’ll have businesses and individuals pledge a donation for every repitition that is completed at the expo.

Inspired and created by our dear friend and retired Army Ranger Captain Phil Williams, The 131,000 Challenge is a small way to show gratitude to all our nation’s veterans, and remind our community there are 131,000 heros out there that need our help.  As Phil boldly states, “The 131,000 Challenge is an effort to draw a line in the sand to say ‘no more homeless vets. None.”

All funds raised at this event will go to the Sacramento Veterans Resource Center.  Check out this video to hear from SVRC’s site director DJ Phaneuf of the amazing programs they offer to Sacramento area homeless Veterans.  They are an incredible organization that we are proud to support.

131,000 Challenge by The Blue Waters Group
131,000 Challenge by The Blue Waters Group

We hope you rise to the 131,000 Challenge with your muscles or your money on Thursday March 14th.  For full details about the campaign and how to pledge funds, please visit our web site and click on the 131,000 Challenge link.  We look forward to seeing you at Folsom Connections Biz Expo on the 14th!

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