Pittsburgh, PA, November 17, 2015—Allegheny Financial Group announces a donation for the purchase of three Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs for Pittsburgh-area veterans who are suffering from disabilities such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury. A check was presented by Allegheny Financial Group partners at the 17th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast held at Duquesne University.
The Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania has launched a campaign with the goal to raise funds for the purchase of 22 Service Dogs over a period of 22 months through a partnership with Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Inc. of Williston, FL. The purchase and training of one life-changing certified service dog is $22,000. A matching grant pledged by the Pittsburgh Foundation will cover funding needed for additional service dogs.
James D. Hohman, CFP®, co-founder and partner of Allegheny Financial Group, stated, “We are honored to have the opportunity to help the brave warriors who are struggling with their permanent injuries. We are grateful for their sacrifices to allow us to have our freedom in this nation.” Mr. Hohman added, “The matching gift by the Pittsburgh Foundation was certainly a plus!”
For more information, contact the Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania at 412.481.8200 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donations can be made payable to “Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs,” and mailed to: Veterans Cable Services Inc., 3591 Ridgeway Drive, Bethel Park, PA 15102.
About Allegheny Financial Group
Established in 1976 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Financial Group, LTD is an SEC-registered investment advisory firm that offers clients assistance in every aspect of their financial life, including financial planning, portfolio management, market analysis, risk management, and business and estate planning. The firm’s broker-dealer division, Allegheny Investments, LTD, was founded in 1977, and together the firms have an excess of $3.6 billion in assets under advisement. For more information, go to www.alleghenyfinancial.com.
About Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania
The mission of Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania is to provide essential housing, employment, and vital support services to eligible local Veterans, service members, and their families with the goal of improving their self-sufficiency, sustainability, and quality of life. For more information, visit www.vlpwpa.org.
About Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc.
Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc., was created for the charitable purpose of rescuing, raising, training and then donating medical service dogs. For more information, visit: www.medicalservicedogs.org.