Solider on Service Dogs in its Final Days


A nonprofit organization — that provides a companion to veterans with PTSD– is possibly in its last days.
This comes after the Soldier on Service Dogs founder stepped down with plans to sell the property used to train the dogs. 

But one key item of interest emerged at the Tuesday meeting. 

The volunteers for Soldier On never asked for money. 

The “once staff members ” hope to find a partner with a significant piece of land to keep the organization alive. 

Soldier On has only been around for four years. 

Tuesday, the volunteers told the community veterans in the program are currently working through a transition plan, and the dogs — who are currently in training — will work with trainers until told not to. 

Volunteer, Tony Kaczoroski, says this has been a tough adjustment but he and the other volunteers are taking this one day at a time. 

“To accept donations and then it decides to shut down we would have to know where those donations came from and people pay with their credit card and then now we are in debt again,” Kaczoroski said. “It’s just all very complicated.”

The soldier on board of directors is set to meet on Friday.

If they fail to find alternative facilities or sponsors by then, the nonprofit will officially close up. 

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