I first encountered the Veterans Green Bus while going out to the East coast to help clean up after Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Now I'm back with it in Detroit trying to help bring this once great city back from the brink as a member of the Green Veteran Advisory Board. With any luck, we'll be … Continue reading Back on board
We did not invent anything new, Rudolf Diesel created his first engines to run on peanut oil. We are simply adapting todays technology to make use of a sustainable, none toxic fuel that can be locally sourced. In the process of building The Veterans Green Bus we learned how to make biodiesel from used cooking oil for small … Continue reading The Veterans Green Bus Runs on Cooking Oil?
The Veterans Green Village & Blight Buster Detroit Training Center Mission:Offering veterans community reintegration support for personal growth and professional development in a welcoming environment, with housing, food, transportation, community service opportunities, job training and small sustainable business incubation support. Goal:Partner with community, industry, government and NGOs to support veterans transitioning into civilian life while strengthening their … Continue reading Veterans Village Detroit
Veterans Green Bus Crew has purchased a apartment building to create a Veterans Green Village in Detroit and will begin an urban farming project using solar panels, batteries and captured rain water in a shipping container this spring. https://youtu.be/fSVirMjXT9U Thanks to the MEDC/MISDA challenge grant and help from Resurge Detroit, Flagstar Bank, and C3 Ventures to … Continue reading 24/7/365 Solar Farming in Detroit
There are several ways you can donate to our efforts. One time donations for specific emergency responses. Monthly for program communications and staff training. Annual donations, grants and memorials. The most valuable to us is your time so thank you for taking some to spend with us. Volunteering your time with United Peace Relief can … Continue reading Donate