Veterans United Home Loans Announces 2023 #ThanksToVeterans Tour

COLUMBIA, Mo., November 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Veterans United Home Loans, the nation’s largest VA lender, continues its #ThanksToVeterans RV tour in 2023, following a successful maiden voyage in the lead up to Veterans Day 2022.

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Over the past month, Veterans United employees have traveled the country to celebrate and shine a light on how veterans continue to serve and strengthen their communities, said Kris Farmerdirector of marketing for Veterans United.

“We know our communities are strengthened by veterans,” said Farmer, an Army veteran. “This year, rather than focusing on what veterans obtain on veterans day, we wanted to tour the country to highlight how veterans give every day in their communities. »

Since October 7the #ThanksToVeterans VR has crossed 24 states and washington d.c., logging nearly 8,000 miles and over 1,500 volunteer hours served. The tour has done service projects alongside veterans in washington d.c., Maryland, Pennsylvania, Maine, Louisiana, Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, California and Missouriand concluded his West Coast swing with a work project and celebration at San Diego veterans day.

Next year, Veterans United wants to take its tour to more communities across the country and hear from the nation about where they should travel in the future. A website has been created to accept nominations for causes and organizations that Veterans United may consider in 2023. For a chance to bring the #ThanksToVeterans RV tour to your community, submit your cause or organization here: https:/ /

“We’ve had an amazing experience meeting incredible veterans from coast to coast and supporting organizations that care for them, their families and their communities,” said Daniel A. Dailey15th Sergeant Major of the army and employee of Veterans United.

“We’ve met some incredible people over the past month who have sacrificed so much for our country, and we were so proud to be able to give back to them as a small way to say thank you,” Dailey said. “We look forward to extending our reach even further next year, and this is where we need everyone’s help to tell us where we can make an impact. We’re asking people to visit our website and tell us about our veterans and community heroes we should visit in 2023.”

In October, the tour started in washington d.c., at the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, where veteran volunteers joined their team and actor and Marine Corps veteran Rob Riggle to assemble 500 army kits. crafts for military children through the Armed Services YMCA just before the holidays. The RV then proceeded to Lifeline Equine Therapy Services at MarylandCamp Freedom in Pennsylvaniathe Travis Mills Foundation in Mainethe fall festival of veterans and servicemen in LouisianaBowen Combat Arts in TennesseeVFW 805 substation in Illinois and the Fidelis team in Missouri.

“These service projects raise awareness and allow people to find their comfort zone when it comes to volunteering or supporting their communities,” said Ronald Green, 18th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps and military adviser to Veterans United. “This type of project could last all year, because there is so much need across the country.”

On Veterans Day, Veterans United is partnering with several organizations in San Diego for an extensive service project open to the local community and their families. Feed San Diego, the Foundation for Women Warriors and Operation Gratitude will join Veterans United at the Veterans Museum in Balboa Park for an afternoon of service. Elsewhere on the same day at San Diegothe lender is also partnering with Habitat for Humanity to make repairs to a veteran’s home.

“All of the active and retired veterans we’ve met on the road continue to make an impact in their local communities and even nationally,” said Rick D. West, 12th Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy and Military Advisor to Veterans United. “Simply put, it’s what we were trained in while we were in the military and many continue to take it to the next level. And it started a conversation about what we can do next.”

About Veterans United Home Loans

Situated at Columbia, Missourithe national full-service lender has funded more than $29.9 billion in loans in 2021 and is the nation’s largest VA lender, according to Department of Veterans Affairs Lender Statistics. The company’s mission is to help veterans and service members enjoy the home loan benefits earned through their service. | 1-800-884-5560 | 550 Veterans United Drive, Columbia, Missouri 65201| Veterans United Home Loans NMLS #1907 ( A VA approved lender; Not endorsed or sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs or any other government agency. Allowed in all 50 states. For more information on state licensing, please visit Equal Opportunity Lender.

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