RAISING AWARENESS SPOTLIGHT:
Featured spotlight in raising awareness for Stand for Vets this month is avid runner Brandon Zimmerman. A PHD Mechanical Engineering candidate at Columbia University. On October 14, 2017 Brandon ran in the Global Kids 5K in NYC, defending his title for a fourth straight year in a row in honor of wounded veterans – proudly wearing his Stand for Vets shirt.
About Global Kids 5K: Proceeds from the 5K Run/Walk/Push will support Global Kids’ college and career readiness program, which provides one on one support to students as they prepare for life after high school. Through this program students can explore their options; go on college tours that include overnight trips; get help with their college, scholarship and financial aid applications; attend career days; participate in internships, and receive job readiness training.