Author Archives: admin

About admin

We're just a couple who tried to help one veteran in need of a job and our world is changing by leaps and bounds. We'll try and document the journey.

Friday, April 6th

I awoke this morning to another request for a TV interview with Sue and me.  We still can’t get over the amount of attention that one interview could generate.  I guess we underestimated the power of the media. The new … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Friday, April 6th

Anxious Parents

I received an email this morning from a mother whose son is joining the Marines. Hello Mike! After seeing the very touching piece about Charles on Dateline as well as you and your wife’s generosity, I was deeply moved and felt compelled to call and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Comments Off on Anxious Parents

In The Woods

One of the folks who wrote us after the Northwest Herald piece was a fellow named Scott who lives in our area and does some wonderful volunteer work with one of our local churches.  Today he was kind enough to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on In The Woods

Monday, April 2nd

Sorry, we’re out of pocket today.  Back tomorrow.  We heard about a vet living in a tent here in town and we’re going looking for him tomorrow with the help of a new friend who has had some contact with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Monday, April 2nd

Sunday’s Northwest Herald

We woke up this morning to see the Northwest Herald had written a lovely article about Charles Weaver and the events that led to him working with us at Kelly Car Buyer.  The nice thing about the article is the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Sunday’s Northwest Herald

Admiral Mike Mullen and Robin Hood

We got an invitation Friday from Admiral Mullen that started off like this: On Monday, May 7, Robin Hood—the leading poverty fighting group in New York City—will host a full-day conference aboard the Intrepid Museum in Manhattan, dedicated to addressing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Comments Off on Admiral Mike Mullen and Robin Hood

Friday Morning; March 30th

Sue and I have now answered almost all of the 700 plus emails we received.  I have eight left as of this writing. Here are a few: Dear Mrs. Costigan, I am a recently separated veteran from the U.S. Army where I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Comments Off on Friday Morning; March 30th

Wednesday Slowed Down a Bit

Yesterday we finally caught our breath and could catch up with all the emails and requests for interviews and offers to join several other folks out there doing some wonderful things for veterans and totally unsolicited.  We heard from Dave … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Wednesday Slowed Down a Bit

Tuesday Morning And It Hasn’t Stopped

We figured out why the stream of emails and calls haven’t stopped.  Tom went on Morning Joe and talked about Charles and us again along with NBC’s kickoff of Hiring Our Heroes Week.  Sue and I started answering the emails … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Comments Off on Tuesday Morning And It Hasn’t Stopped

5AM Monday, March 26th

I didn’t sleep very well last night thinking about the plight of these new found Vets who poured their hearts out to us the night before. I’ve just opened my email to find another 200 emails and I can watch … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5AM Monday, March 26th