K9s for Warriors pairs service dogs with veterans
Our upcoming Memorial Day mug commemorates the brave men and women who died serving our country — a small reminder of the sacrifices they made so we could wake up every day in peace with a hot cup of coffee.
So when we were brainstorming ideas for our Memorial Day mug, our first thought was “How can we give back to those who have done so much for us?” Our first instinct was to search Veteran organizations making a difference in the lives of those who served every day.
That’s where we found K9 for Warriors, a nonprofit organization that provides service dogs to veterans suffering from PTSD, traumatic brain injuries, and military sexual assault trauma as a result of military service post 9/11.
We’re excited to announce that $10 from every sold mug will be directly donated to K9s for Warriors so veterans can get the help they needed from trained service dogs. The nonprofit provides the highest quality service dogs at absolutely no cost for veterans in their program, and roughly 90% of the service dogs come from shelters or owner surrenders. Each service dog and veteran pair are trained at their headquarters in Florida, so when they leave, they can lead an independent life when they graduate.
K9s for Warriors, in result, rescues two lives: they rescue the dogs, and the dogs rescue the warriors. Since 2011, more than 1,000 dogs have been rescued and the organization has graduated 524 veteran-service dog pairs.
This mug will be available for purchase soon, so stay tuned! “If you’re lucky enough to score one of these mugs, you can drink from it knowing that you’re helping to give a new “leash” on life to rescue dogs and military heroes nationwide.