JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — First Coast News teamed up with K9s For Warriors for a telethon event to raise money to help veterans to return to civilian life with dignity and independence.
The telethon was held on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2021.
Determined to end veteran suicide, K9s For Warriors provides highly-trained Service Dogs to military veterans suffering from PTSD, and other service related trauma.
Roughly 20 veterans die by suicide every day, and K9s For Warriors is determined to change that.
This telethon has ended. Thank you for your generous contributions.
- 11 p.m.: $797,638
- 10 p.m.: $797,412
- 9 p.m.: $797,386
- 8:30 p.m.: $797,104
- 8 p.m.: $796,952
- 7:30 p.m.: $793,364
- 6:30 p.m.: surpassed $750,000 goal
- 4 p.m.: $206,937 out of $750,000 goal
- 3:30 p.m.: $201,836 out of $750,000 goal
- 2 p.m.: $183,640 out of $750,000 goal
- 1 p.m.: $175,000 out of $750,000 goal
- 12:30 p.m.: $150,000 surpassed!
- 12 p.m.: $99,786 out of $750,000 goal
- 11 a.m.: $78,577 out of $750,000 goal
- 10 a.m.: $78,294 out of $750,000 goal
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Since 2011, K9s For Warriors has graduated over 700 Warrior/K9 teams from its program. The program offers 3-weeks of immersive training and support at no cost to the veteran.
Our military veterans fought for our freedom, it’s our turn to fight for theirs.
- You can donate now using this link: www.k9sforwarriors.org
- You can also text K9Heroes to 41444.
- On the day of the telethon, you can also call 904-686-1902 to donate.
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