Support East Tennessee's Veterans and Their Families...
The 2017 PFOV Fun Shoot raised $32,000 for Smoky Mountain Service Dogs. On 10 November 2017 PFOV presented a check to them and on 15 November 2017 PFOC participated in their “Passing of the Leash Ceremony.” We are honored to pass the leash of “Summit” to wounded veteran James Radakovich.
The video below is from the 2017 "PAssing the Leash Ceremony".
Date: October 5-6, 2018
Location: Oak Ridge Sportsmen's Association, 2625 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN
The event format is Skeet and Trap Shoot - 25 skeet, 25 wobble trap, 25 trap and 25 skeet doubles. Entry fee: Skeet and trap - $100. Entry fee covers breakfast and lunches, 100 birds, t-shirt and hat.
Pull for Our Veterans has teamed up with Patriot Threads to provide custom T-Shirts for this event. Order your Patriot Threads Special Event T-Shirt using Promo Code PFOV and get 10% off your entire order and $8 from every shirt ordered using this code will be donated to the Pull For Our Veteran’s Event Non-Profit.
Smoky Mountain Service Dogs (SMSD) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit with a mission to: "Enhance the Physical and Psychological Quality of Life for Veterans with Disabilities by Providing Custom Trained Mobility Assistance Service Dogs." SMSD has been awarded Gold Star Accreditation by Assistance Dogs International. This validates that the facilities and operation of the SMSD program meets or exceeds ADI standards.
The idea for a Fun Shoot to raise funds for the veterans and their families was conceived by members of the Oak Ridge Sportsmen's Association.
You can donate year round to the worthy cause that we support. When you have a few extra dollars or when the inspiration strikes you just click the "Donate" button below. The funds will be sent to our bank and we will send a quarterly check to veterans and their families. These funds will count to our total goal for each year.
This year in our continuing effort to expand and improve Pull For Our Veterans, with the ultimate goal of donating more money to the veterans and their families, we have expanded our sponsor drive to include corporate sponsors. East Tennessee is very patriotic and support our nations veterans in many ways and corporate sponsorship is an excellent way for companies in the area to signify their support to veterans and their families through East Tennessee's own Pull for Our Veterans, a 501(c)(3) non-profit.
Want to be a Wounded Warrior Project beneficiary? The Alumni program provides long-term support and camaraderie for Wounded Warriors through events, discounted services, and an online community.
"the toughest thing we ever have to do is say, 'I need help.'" Jason Braase
"Wounded Warrior Project is the backbone of my continued recovery. The programs and activities WWP offers are an outlet that enhance my emotional strength." Keith Sekora, wounded in Afghanistan
"I participated in this event in 2014. It was a lot of fun and for a great cause." ORSA Member