Raleigh, NC, July 27, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Operation: Coming Home (http://operationcominghome.com), a joint volunteer project by the Triangle Veterans Association, Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County (HBA), and Royal Oaks Building Group, among others, has announced that the 2012 Victory for Vets Sunset Ride, hosted in coordination with the Triangle Victory Riders (TVR) and Triangle Veterans Association (TVA), raised $5,500 for the nonprofit organization. All proceeds from the second annual ride were donated to Operation: Coming Home in its efforts to build its fourth Hero Home for a disabled military veteran who has served in the Middle East.
Twenty-eight bikers from the Triangle Victory Riders were joined by members from the Piedmont Victory Riders chapter. The fundraiser ran smoothly thanks to volunteers from Credit Suisse in Research Triangle Park, local members of The Mission Continues nonprofit organization and Fire & Life Safety America, Raleigh District. After the ride, local band The Regulars played at Rally Point Sports Grill, much to the crowd’s delight.
The event was sponsored by 15 companies, including:
- Triangle Victory Riders
- Triangle Veterans Association
- Twin Specialties
- Rally Point Sports Grill
- Books by Vee
- Fire & Life Safety America
- Centurion Construction Co.
- Gaines and Company
- Royal Oaks Building Group
- Prime Mortgage Lending Inc.
- Heaven’s Best Carpet Cleaning
- Moore & Alphin, PLLC
- Restoration Woodwork’s
- Spiral Graphics Screen Printing
For more information on how to volunteer and assist with Operation: Coming Home, visit http://www.operationcominghome.com. For more information on Triangle Victory Riders, visit http://trianglevictoryriders.webs.com/.
“We are proud to have set a new fundraising record for the Victory for Vets Sunset Ride,” said Russell Parmer, president of Triangle Victory Riders. “These returning veterans sacrificed so much for our freedom, and the opportunity to give them something in return was life-changing. We hope to set a new record next year.”
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About Operation: Coming Home:
Operation: Coming Home is a joint volunteer project by the Triangle Veterans Association, Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County (HBA), and Royal Oaks Building Group, among others. The project builds and donates homes for disabled combat veterans who have served in the Middle East, after a selection committee interviews candidates to determine the best fit. For more information, visit http://operationcominghome.com.
MMI Public Relations