Vettes to Vets
Vettes to Vets
Welcome! Vettes to Vets began in 2004 when Ron Morneau, a proud corvette owner and member of North Shore Corvettes of Massachusetts and the Second Corps Cadets Veterans Group, asked the Corvette community to help support sick and injured troops who have given up so much. The first event was a success with twenty-five cars and “Vettes to Vets” has been cruising to the hospital each year with much-needed personal supplies and increasing in numbers ever since. Ron has since passed the torch to a most capable associate. Good luck Karen Blandini in continuing this extraordinary event for our honored vets.
17th Vettes to Vets Event 2021
Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021 ~ Rain or Shine, Courtyard Marriott, Billerica, MA
Although this Year's Vettes to Vets has been cancelled, Opportunities to support our Veterans are still available and greatly appreciated.
- Monetary donations can be made, payable to 'Vettes to Vets' and mailed to the address listed below.
- A donation truck will be on site in the parking lot by the Courtyard Marriott on Sunday 9/26
from 11:30-1:30 for anyone wishing to stop by with donations. (Rain or shine we will be there.)
*Items mostly requested are men's sweatpants and sweatshirts (med-2XL), men' s sneakers (8-11),
3-1 body wash, toothpaste, denture cream and denture cleaner.
THANK YOU for your continued support of all our Veterans, especially through the Vettes to Vets program.
47 Renwick Road
Wakefield, MA 01880
Directions: From the South, take 128/95 to Rte 3 North to Concord Rd, exit 27. Left at end of ramp, left at 2nd light toward Marriott Hotel/Gentronics/Millipore. Follow road to back side of Marriott Hotel.
From the North, take Rte 3 South to Concord Rd, exit 27. Left at end of ramp, left at next light toward Marriott Hotel/Gentronics/Millipore. Follow road to back side of Marriott Hotel.
Visit: vettestovets.org or facebook.com/vettestovets
Items Needed by Men and Women Veterans
Full sized afghans
Chess / Checker sets / Cribbage boards
Men’s clothing: New sweatpants / sweatshirts, white socks, white undershirts (LG, XL & XXL), underwear, sweaters, washable slippers, sneakers with Velcro laces, hats, gloves, Winter or Spring jackets, scarves
Women’s clothing: socks, washable slippers, sweaters, jogging or warm-up suits, colored T-shirts, walking shorts, hats, gloves, scarves, belts,Winter or Spring jackets
Deodorant (spray or stick – Male & Female)
Shampoo / Conditioner
Toothpaste / Toothbrushes
Non-alcoholic mouth wash
Denture cleaner / Poligrip
Body wash liquid soap
Disposable razors / Shaving cream
Electric razors (rechargeable, new only)
Electric pre-shave lotion – alcohol free
Hand and body lotion
Hair brushes / combs
Electronics –TV’s, stereos, Walkman radios
Check donations are accepted as well.
Please make checks payable toVettes to Vets and note ‘GPF 9001’ in the memo section of the check.
Your Freedom Is Protected By the U.S. Armed Forces.
The Soldier’s Creed
I am an American Soldier
I am a Warrior and an member of a team.
I serve the people of the United States and live the Army Values
I will always place the mission first
I will never accept defeat
I will never quit
I will never leave a fallen comrade
I am disciplined, physically and mentally tough, trained and proficient in my warrior tasks and drills.
I always maintain my arms, my equipment and myself
I am an expert and I am a professional
I stand ready to deploy, engage, and destroy the enemies of the United States of America in close combat
I am a guardian of freedom and the American way of life I am an American Soldier