Veteran-led nonprofit helps fund child surgeries

By Eric Feldman, Queens New York 1 News Release Published: August of 2022 “I didn’t know it changed me until I got back,” he said. One day, Zamora met up with fellow Marine and New Yorker, Dre Popow, at a Queens’ bar. “It was the first time we were open to each other,” Zamora said. They opened up about the scars they were hiding after their tours in Iraq. “We had to acknowledge the fact...

VRL Columbus Circle Event

Hosted by: Emerge 212 | Columbus Circle, Manhattan, NY On the night of February the 8th Veterans Rebuilding Life held their first event of the new year, hosted by Emerge212,  located at three Columbus Circle in midtown Manhattan. The sold-out event took place on the 15th floor of the steel tower, providing attending guests with a stunning view of the city skyline at night. As with all VRL events, attending guests represented New York City's...

Community Impact Awards

Douglaston Manor | Queens, New York Veterans Rebuilding Life was honored to attend the Times Ledger's Annual Impact Awards Ceremony, held at the beautiful Douglaston Manor, located in Queens, NY. Veterans Rebuilding Life was formally recognized at this year's Gala for their continued support of the local veteran community, by providing pro bono humanitarian services to NYC vets, through VRL's base-of-operations located in Astoria - Queens, NY. Seen above from right, is last year's Impact...

The Manfredi Movement

Community Fundraising Event | Staten Island | New York This Staten Island charities mission is to spread the importance of philanthropy among youth in America. By involving young adults in charitable efforts, the Manfredi Movement's objective is to broaden the demographic of donors supporting the nonprofit sector. The youth initiative, encourages existing nonprofits to continue their humanitarian efforts, by increasing the number of young adults intent on making a lasting positive impact. Founder and CEO of...

Donovan’s Memorial Fundraising Event

Event Hosted by Donovan's of Woodside | Queens, NY VRL's latest event was hosted by New York City's landmarked Irish pub: Donovan's of Woodside. The award-winning restaurant and tavern opened its doors in-support of Veterans Rebuilding Life, when the owners learned that the organization was attempting to raise the cost of a memorial, to honor the first casualties in the history of the war on terror. Seen above, are VRL members; Natasha Ryder and Kevin...

NYC Fleet Week Promotion Ceremony

SEPTEMBER 11TH MEMORIAL PARK | GROUND ZERO, NYC The Thousands of Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen from U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard ships arrived in Manhattan for Fleet Week in New York City. Since 1984, Fleet Week New York is the City's celebration of America's amphibious military branches of service, including the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, and Marines. The annual event provides an opportunity for the people of New York and surrounding Tristate area,...