Local Businesses & Professionals Donate Freedom Life Chests in Honor of Veterans Day

09 Nov, 2015, 10:54 ET from The Life Chest

TROY, Mich., Nov. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This Veterans Day, The Life Chest, creator of beautiful heirloom quality chests in which to store ones most treasured memories and mementos, has partnered with local businesses and professionals to donate over 50 Freedom Life Chests to veterans through the Vietnam Veterans of America, Detroit Chapter 9, and organization committed to the advancement of all veterans that is committed to playing an integral role in making a positive difference in each individual's life.

The Freedom Life Chest, collaboratively designed with the U.S. Special Forces, is complete with a charcoal finish, is customizable with six 4x6 exterior frames, one 5x7 interior frame, and pewter emblems representing each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. 

"Presenting these soulful chests to our veterans, who have tremendously served our country, is our way of saying 'thank you'," said Donna Yost, CEO and founder of The Life Chest. "The Life Chest is incredibly honored to be part of such a special day!"

The presentation of the Freedom Life Chests will take place on Tuesday, November 10th at the Vietnam Veterans of America, Detroit Chapter 9, located at 2951 Woodward Avenue in Detroit. The program will kick off with the Bigalora Wood Fired Food Truck providing complimentary 9" personal pizzas to veterans and their families for lunch, followed by a presentation of the Freedom Life Chests at 1:00pm.

"One of the most important things we do is work to help better the lives of Veterans back home," said Paul Palazzolo, President VVA, Detroit Chapter 9. "Products such as The Life Chest are powerful in this process of integration into the mainstream of civilian life upon return."

"Growing up in Detroit, raised by my father - a WWII combat Veteran - and having served in the Vietnam War myself, I have an even stronger belief in American patriotism," said R. Michael "Mike" Sand, Public Information Officer of VVA, Detroit Chapter 9. "Recently, I have begun to see an increase in Veteran recognition, and this generous gift to our Detroit-area Veterans is overwhelmingly appreciated."

The Veteran's Day Freedom Life Chest donation is supported by these generous donors: Bigalora Wood Fired Cucina, Bistro 82, Dr. Steven Morris, The Life Chest, and TVI, a veteran-owned logistics company that is donating their services to deliver the Freedom Life Chests to the Vietnam Veterans of America, Detroit Chapter 9.

To order a Freedom Life Chest (available in limited quantity), visit http://www.thelifechest.com/shop/heirloom/freedom-grouped.html

About The Life Chest
The Life Chest™ provides a special place to keep your most treasured mementos and keepsakes. These heirloom quality chests are the most soulful product line on the planet, accompanying individuals and families through every phase of life; from a major milestone to the most intimate memories, our mission is to help preserve your legacy. For more information, visit www.thelifechest.com.

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