Thank You to Our Veterans
In November of 1919, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November Eleventh as the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words: “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations…”
Thank you to the brave men and women who serve our country and who have made the greatest sacrifice to protect our freedom and home land.
Although Honorcraft is a small company, 20% of our employees are Veterans. Our staff participates in not only large clothing drives but also small item collections. Often times, it is the small item and toiletries (socks, shampoo, soap, toothpaste and toothbrushes) that are frequently in short supply and needed to aid Veteran facilities. We were fortunate to partner with and create beautiful donor recognition at The New England Center and Home for Veterans (NECHV) this year. They are located in Boston. The NECHV provides services to any Veteran of the United States military regardless of branch, length of service, or other circumstance. Some services include transitional housing, job training and access to technology.
It is easy to take for granted how easily our freedom is provided; but in a world that is ever-changing and so quickly pushing the boundaries of our freedoms, we need to remember and honor those who preserve our home front, everyday.
“Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.”
— Michel de Montaigne