Building Opportunities for Veterans

Curam Nostri

Founded by Combat Veterans: Taking Care of Our Own

https://www.shadowvets.org/

Bringing Volunteers together to help Veterans improve their lives; building community through collaboration

Founded 2016 by four Veterans. Ever since, Shadow Vets has become an active been part of the community, making a social impact that has had a positive impact on the lives of many veterans. We have developed relationships with local businesses and other nonprofits so we can better serve our Veteran community. Become a Veteran Service Team member today and join us on an Op!!

Facebook Fundraisers

Our supporters can easily create Facebook fundraisers benefitting Shadow Vets. Fundraisers can be in honor of someone, for birthdays, or just because you want to help us fund our life-saving programs and services.

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Next Event:

https://fb.me/e/1rOXldduF

Saturday December 18th @ 10AM

We are holding a yard sale, we have a ton of office furniture for sale. If you're a veteran then the cost for you is $0.00. Also we need some volunteers to help with painting our Unit C, some yard work, and helping with moving furniture. We will do a raffle, and have hot dogs for sale. There will be cate coordinators on site to doing intakes and to answer questions about va benefits, jobs, education and volunteer opportunities. As always donations are always appreciated and welcomed.


Upcoming Events:

Moving Assistance

We have many veteran's that are relocating in the next few weeks and we can use all the bodies we can get!

Contact for more information.

Past Events:

Parade

Shadow Vets was seen in the Union County and Waxhaw Parade!


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Front Porch Remodel

Vietnam Veteran had a front porch that was falling apart so we all banded together to fix it with the help of some veterans.

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Local Vet - Mt. Holly, NC

March 27-28, 2020

Pressure washed local retired Navy vets home.

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Project2Heal - Waxhaw, NC

March 20-21, 2020

Joint Op with Home Depot who provided supplies while we supplied the labor. Rebuilt fence lines that were in disrepair for Project2Heal (www.project2heal.org). Project2Heal trains and donates service dogs to those who need them, including vets suffering from PTSD, depression, anxiety, etc. Thanks to all our volunteers for making this happen and thanks to The Home Depot Foundation (https://corporate.homedepot.com/foundation) for assisting with the materials!

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H4H Build - Aberdeen, NC

January 18, 2020

Joint Op with Habitat for Humanity, Team Rubicon, 1st Choice, and Shadow Vets. Assisted with building homes in Aberdeen, NC along with other volunteers from the above organizations. In the nonprofit world, success is collaboration, not competition.

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Operation Rose - Charlotte, NC

February 17, 2020

Here we organized local kids to help a widow of a veteran by planting rose bushes in her backyard.

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H4H Build - Aberdeen, NC

January 18, 2020

Joint Op with Habitat for Humanity, Team Rubicon, 1st Choice, and Shadow Vets. Assisted with building homes in Aberdeen, NC along with other volunteers from the above organizations. In the nonprofit world, success is collaboration, not competition.

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Operation Chip III - Chase City, VA

December 28th, 2019

We went to Chase City to help a disabled Veteran with clearing some trees.

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Operation Rachet - Charlotte, NC

December 16, 2019

We assisted a homeless Veteran replace the calipers, rotors, and pads for his vehicle.

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Operation Chip II - Snow Hill, NC

November 8-13, 2019


The grand finale for Snow Hill ended with a large bonfire! The Jason Volunteer Fire Department was on site for this controlled burn.

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Operation Chip - Snow Hill, NC

October 1-3, 2019

We had volunteers come all the way from Charlotte, Jacksonville, and Snow Hill to help with our 2nd trip out to Snow Hill.

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Operation Chip Site Survey - Snow Hill

September 11, 2019

Operation Chip through Operation Chip II were in Snow Hill, NC helping a retired and disabled EOD 1SG. It took 3 trips and over 300 volunteer hours, and 21 trees were cut.

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Charlotte Home Trade Show - Charlotte, NC

September 6-8, 2019

We participated at the Charlotte Home Show, as a means of Veteran Intake and Fundraising, as well as a public relations building op. We meet with several interesting people and created some community partners and employers that bring veterans in to work for them.

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Operation Critical - Charlotte, NC

November 1, 2019

This was a short notice emergency move of a local veteran to a storage unit.

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Operation New Beginning - Charlotte, NC

January 30, 2020

We gathered some volunteers to help a veteran move into his new home after being homeless.