Local studio helps raise money for Twin Tiers Honor Flight

first_imgThe Chalk Market agreed to donate a portion of the proceeds from projects completed on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to Twin Tiers Honor Flight. Binghamton, NY 13902 If you weren’t able to make it to the fundraiser and would like to donate you can do so by clicking here, or by sending donations to: With the sole mission of the organization being to take veterans to Washington, Gardner says that’s where all money donated will go. “Everything that we raise we put toward the cost of taking veterans to Washington,” said Gardner. “We don’t have any property that we need to maintain and we don’t have any operation expenses,” Gardner said. A trip that veterans, like Steve Gardner, say is essential to those who may not have gotten the help they needed when they returned home from the front lines. “A lot of them have held things inside of them,” said Gardner. “When they go down on this trip and they share that day with other veterans now they open up and they start talking about their experience in the military,” he said. “We have to raise all of our money ourselves and the more money we raise the more veterans we can take on our trips,” Vincent said. “Our sole mission is to take our veterans to Washington D.C. to visit their memorials, we take them free of charge,” said Twin Tiers Honor Flight President Patricia Vincent. Something that Gardner says he understands first hand. Vincent says it’s fundraisers like the one at The Chalk Market Creative Studio in Johnson City on Saturday that make that mission possible. JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) — The Twin Tiers Honor Flight is raising money to take veterans on the trip of a lifetime with the help of a local art studio. P.O. Box 1770 “I went on mission as a veteran,” said Gardner. “I served during the Vietnam era and it was just very emotional, wonderful trip,” he said. Twin Tiers Honor Flightlast_img

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