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COFFEE STRONG NEEDS YOUR HELP -- Matching Contribution Opportunity

G.I. Voice operates Coffee Strong, a coffee shop near Fort Lewis that provides coffee, internet, counselling, critical resources and events for soldiers, veterans and their families. Like everyone else in this economy, Coffee Strong is struggling financially. G.I. Voice/Coffee Strong has received a challenge grant to build its support network. When supporters give by October 10, 2010, Lucky 7 Foundation will match contributions up to $7,000.
G.I. Voice operates Coffee Strong, a coffee shop near Fort Lewis that provides coffee, internet, counselling, critical resources and events for soldiers, veterans and their families. G.I. Voice has received a challenge grant to build its support network. When supporters donate by October 10, Lucky 7 Foundation will match your contributions up to $7,000.

Donations are always accepted and gratefully appreciated. No donation is too small!

Checks should be made out to:
G.I. VOICE

and mailed to:

G.I. Voice
P.O. Box 99404
Lakewood, WA 98496

According to G.I. Voice's press release, since 2009, Coffee Strong has provided:
G.I. rights counselling to 81 soldiers as well as mental health support services;
a meeting place for both Fort Lewis Iraq Veterans Against the War and Veterans for Peace;
educational nights/movie screenings to generate awareness and create moments to strategize; and
employment opportunities for veterans, including a new t-shirt business.

An eloquent reminder from G.I. Voice:
"Your support for veterans and service members organizing for change builds the strength of thousands of service members and their families, fighting for an end to the wars abroad and the wars at home that returning veterans face. Working together, soldiers and civilians can make a difference."

Thank you for any and all support in these difficult times.

Or, Online! 08.Sep.2010 15:23

JL - IVAW, OR

You can also make a donation online at  http://www.coffeestrong.org/