Giving Back – Our Veterans, CCI, Dogs

Coverage of the ADESA auction to raise money for Canine Companions for Independence at the NADA Show continued with CBT News this week. Joe Verde, a longtime supporter of CCI, was interviewed, along with fellow Army veteran and CCI graduate, Ben Chavez, by CBT News founder, Jim Fitzpatrick. Both talked about the impact the non-profit …

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Joe Contributes to ADESA Auction at NADA for CCI and Wounded Veterans

Another successful auction raised $77,118 to benefit Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) was held at the ADESA booth on Saturday during the NADA Show in San Francisco. Also, through a GoFundMe page created by Joe Verde to benefit CCI, he contributed an additional $25,000 plus another $3,100 in donations from other generous contributors, totaling $28,100. …

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Getting Social…Puppy-Style

Espana, a Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) lab that the Joe Verde Group was honored to ‘name’, is in the first step of her ‘puppy training’ phase to become an assistance dog that will enhance the lives of people with disabilities, including wounded veterans… Her volunteer CCI puppy raisers sent over these pictures of Espana …

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$50,000 Raised For CCI’s Wounded Veterans Initiative

$50,000 — Another great auction at the ADESA booth during the NADA Show where $50,000 was raised to benefit Canine Companions For Independence on behalf of the NADA Charitable Foundation. Joe Verde, a longtime supporter of CCI’s Wounded Veterans Initiative, placed the first winning bid of $25,000, and then donated the motorcycle back to ADESA …

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