Homes for Our Troops
Homes for Our Troops is a national non-profit, non-partisan 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2004. The organiztion is strongly committed to helping those who have selflessly given to our country and have returned home with serious disabilities and injuries since September 11, 2001. It is a duty and honor to assist severely injured Servicemen and Servicewomen and their immediate families by raising donations of money, building materials and professional labor and to coordinate the process of building a home that provides maximum freedom of movement and the ability to live more independently.
The homes provided by Homes for Our Troops are given at NO COST to the Veterans that are served.
So far United Granite has participated in building 3 homes for 3 severly injured veterans in Virginia. For more information and upcoming projects please visit www.homesforourtroops.org
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the human soul. Joseph Addison
Pinnacle Academy is a nonprofit, private elementary-middle school from Pre-K-8th grade, focused on math, science and foreign languages.
The mission of Pinnacle Academy is to introduce advanced science and math education at a younger age, and ultimately prepare graduates with competitive skills. We offer hands-on experience through state-of-the-art science and computer labs, and provide educational experiences that enhance the teaching and learning of science, mathematics, language and technology beyond the traditional classroom. The purpose of Pinnacle Academy is to prepare students to carry the torch of knowledge, freedom, and prosperity that is passed from generation to generation in this great country.
We believe that our graduates will be:
Adept Learners who will master the knowledge and skills they need to think critically, work collaboratively, and maintain focus on their goals.
Actively engaged in their school and community, raising awareness of contemporary issues and contributing to their resolution
Respectful of others and themselves and act as role models for their families and communities.
Top-notch graduates who are fully equipped with intellectual and social skills in addition to moral values, who can serve as leaders in tomorrow’s world.
For more information please visit www.pinnacleacademyva.com
The Special Olympics mission remains as vital today as it did when the movement was founded in 1968. Through the power of sport, Special Olympics strives to create a better world by fostering the acceptance and inclusion of all people.
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.