GOP frontrunner Donald Trump and Jerry Falwell, Jr. dispersed the first proceeds from the ‘Special Event For Veterans’ to the Puppy Jake Foundation. Trump announced that 22 veteran groups would receive a portion of the $6 million raised at the Iowa rally.
Trump dispersed $100,000 of the $6 million proceeds from his ‘Special Event For Veterans’ rally that was held in Iowa this past week to the Puppy Jake Foundation. Puppy Jake raises service dogs for veterans with mobility issues or PTSD.
Puppy Jake raises service dogs for veterans with mobility issues or PTSD.
The Gateway Pundit reported that Trump announced he was donating $1 million on top of $5 million in similar and somewhat smaller sized donations from friends and supporters of Trump, including online donations that brought the total to over $6 million. A website set up by Trump Thursday morning, DonaldTrumpforVets.com to accept online donations stated $570,000 had been raised via the website as of Thursday night. The donations were being collected by the Donald J. Trump Foundation for disbursement to the veterans groups.
Four of the groups are based in Iowa: The Mulberry Street Veterans Shelter, Projects for Patriots, Puppy Jake and Support Siouxland Soldiers.
The list of the groups with details can be found here. Below is the list with just the links.