At MITS-GIVES, Inc., we believe it is important to give back to our local community and we are proud to help support local organizations. We encourage everyone to become active participants in the community by raising funds, making donations, volunteering and attending events whenever possible. Below are the projects we currently support.
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Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery Honor Guard
Volunteer today to be a member of the AGH Memorial Honor Guard
To ensure that more veterans receive funeral honors, MITS-GIVES, Inc. has partnered with the Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS) to establish the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery Honor Guard Corps. The goal of the AGHMHGC is to provide honors to all who request them.
America’s Vet Dogs
The service dog programs of America’s VetDogs® were created to provide
enhanced mobility and renewed independence to United States veterans,
active-duty service members, and first responders with disabilities,
allowing them to once again live with pride and self-reliance. Not only
does a service dog provide support with daily activities, it provides
the motivation to tackle every day challenges.
Founded in 1980 by a group of family caregivers and individuals, the Alzheimer’s Association® is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The event is held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide. Participants are encouraged to raise critical funds that allow the Alzheimer’s Association to provide 24/7 care and support and advance research toward methods of prevention, treatment and, ultimately, a cure. Veterans and Alzheimer’s Disease Fact Sheet.
EQUI-VETS Service Program offers physical and mental healing through equine-assisted activities for armed service members wounded in the line of duty. This program is offered to active duty and retired veterans at no cost in honor of their dedicated service to our country.
GET Empowered CDC
GET Empowered CDC supports veterans and families in the Hampton Roads area throughout the year with food, household items, toiletries, Social and economic resources to strengthen family and enhance the community.
Horton Wreath Society
Remember the sacrifices. Respect our veterans. Educate future generations. Horton Wreath Society was organized to raise funds to place a live evergreen wreath on each marker in the Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, Virginia. Approximately 13,000 wreaths will be placed at the cemetery. The Society strives to educate all, especially our youth and future generations, to remember the sacrifices by our veterans and to respect them.
Patriot Point, a 501c3 veteran focused nonprofit based in the Eastern Shore, Maryland, provides a peaceful and safe environment for injured or wounded service members, their families, and caregivers to heal through organized recreational activities and peer-to-peer communication. Some of their activities include canoeing, fishing, trail hiking, and hunting.
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Thank you for making a donation to MITS-GIVES, Inc.! MI Technical Solutions will donate an additional 10% on top of your donation.
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Thank you to our sponsors
MI Technical Solutions, Pinnacle Group Engineering, MidAtlantic Surveying and Land Design, Inc.-MAS-LD, MSP Design Group, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Twenty-three Alumni (NMCB 23 Alumni), Scott Richie, Floor Coverings International, Bear Concrete, Axis Group, U.S. Flags & Signals, and Tuff Shed.
Saturday, December 2, 2023 – AGHMVC Honor Guard will march in the annual Chesapeake Rotary Christmas Parade from 6pm-8pm
Saturday, December 16, 2023 – Horton Wreath Society Wreath Laying (www.HortonWreathSociety.org)
Saturday, January 6, 2024 – Honor Guard Training at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery from 9am-10am
Friday, January 12, 2024 – Honor Guard Services at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery from 9am-2pm
Thursday, January 18, 2024 – Monthly Honor Guard Meeting from 3pm-3:30pm