Feel Good tour rolls on, bringing music and instruments to West Virginia community damaged by flooding

By Joe Dashiell | Richwood, W.Va. (WDBJ7) A storage unit in Roanoke holds musical instruments, amplifiers and other equipment, soon to be matched with someone who needs them. "What does all of this gear represent?" we asked Bill Hudson. "I think for kids and the town of Richwood, I think, hope simply," Hudson told WDBJ7. "A lot of … Continue reading Feel Good tour rolls on, bringing music and instruments to West Virginia community damaged by flooding

Veteran Program Funding Opportunities

Equipment Yard Compound: 40k  - currently $12,500 raised. Shop to store tools, heavy equipment, trailers, and maintain vehicles. Veterans Green Farm: 10k of 60k matching grant. 40ft Shipping Container, hydroponic farming with LED lights running off solar charged batteries.  We are raising the remaining funds to build the foundation and decking paint the container with our graphics before delivery by April, … Continue reading Veteran Program Funding Opportunities

The Veterans Green Bus Runs on Cooking Oil?

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?

Veterans Village Detroit

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

24/7/365 Solar Farming in 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

Green Veteran Programs

What started as a hobby to learn how to convert vehicles to run on used cooking oil has turned into an organization that teaches veterans and civilians on the use of sustainable energy solutions for disaster response and rebuilding efforts. The Veterans Green Bus Project has evolved into a permanent base at The Veterans Green Village.  Here we have been using the blight … Continue reading Green Veteran Programs

Feel Good Tour

Program Description: Starting in 2005, The Feel Good Tour was created to replace damaged classroom musical instruments after Hurricane Katrina. Since then. they held concerts, fund raisers, and donation drives for several schools effected by hurricanes and floods replaces thousands of instruments. Media: Richwood, W.Va. (WDBJ7) A storage unit in Roanoke holds musical instruments, amplifiers and … Continue reading Feel Good Tour