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First Coast News rallies support for new K9s for Warriors at Nocatee facility

Posted by Nocatee Community

4/21/14 4:55 PM

Nationally renowned and locally based K9s for Warriors is making more headlines.

This time, Jacksonville's First Coast News is launching a new community project called "Operation Orion" in an effort to raise awareness and funds to operate the future Nocatee facility (will accomodate four times as many veterans and reduce the current year-long waiting list of heroes seeking help). Both the land and construction have been donated, and a ceremonial ground-breaking will happen next month.  

To learn more about this recent First Coast News news/video coverage and the launch of the Operation Orion, click HERE.

K9s for Warriors at NocateeAbout K9s for Warriors

Founded in 2011, K9s for Warriors is a not-for-profit organization committed to providing service dogs to wounded warriors suffering from PTSD as a result of military service. K9s for Warriors trains the dogs and matches them with soldiers, who participate in a three-week residential training program to learn how to work with their service dog. For more information, visit http://www.k9sforwarriors.org.

To learn more about the Nocatee community, stop by the Nocatee Welcome Center or call 1-800-NOCATEE. 




Topics: Nocatee Families, Nocatee in the News, Volunteer Opportunities, Non-profits, K9s for Warriors at Nocatee