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20 Things Only Vermonters Will Understand

Vermont

If you were born in Vermont, or have spent majority of your time living here, we can all agree that Vermonter’s are a little different than the rest of the folks across the United States. We love our maple syrup, pronounce some words a little differently, get asked what state Vermont is in and everyone thinks we are outnumbered by cows. Enjoy this list of things that only Vermonters might understand. Read More

Backyard

Creating the Backyard of your Dreams

Your backyard is supposed to be your own personal sanctuary. A place where you can have BBQ’s, sit by the fire, hangout in the pool or just relax. With warmer weather on the rise, now is the time to start planning for the backyard of your dreams! The first step to getting the backyard of your dreams, is getting rid of any unwanted junk you may have piled up next to your house or shed. Book an appointment with Grunts Move Junk and we can make your junk removal stress free by doing all the work for you and hauling it all away! Click here and book online or give us a call at (844) 464-7868. Next, you want to begin mapping out how you want your yard to look. Here are a few examples of things you can make or buy, to spruce up your backyard: Read More

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The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift

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There are a number of things that mothers would like for their special day; flowers, chocolate, relaxation, peace and quiet…how about a clutter free house? This Mother’s Day, give her something she really wants. If we could read minds, we believe she would be thinking something like “please call Grunts Move Junk to come clean up this mess”. Let’s be honest, she has probably been asking you to clean out the garage or basement for the past two years, but you just haven’t gotten around to it. Let us help you give her the best Mother’s Day gift of watching that junk be hauled away on our trailer.
Visit our website and schedule a junk removal service, or give us a call at (844) 464-7868. We are more than happy to answer any of your questions you may have! We are also running a special promotion until May 14th for $50 off your junk removal service. Use the code Mothersday50offjunk in the comment section when you click “book now” or mention it when you give us a call! 

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Five Standout Charities that Support Veterans

 

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1)Homes for our Troops

Mission: Help build specifically equipped homes for injured service members.

Homes for Our Troops is a nonprofit organization that builds specially adapted, mortgage-free homes nationwide for the most severely injured Veterans post 9/11. The specifically designed homes help restore some of the independence for the injured veterans and allow them to focus on their recovery, family and rebuilding their lives.

 

2)Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust

Mission: Psychological and physical rehabilitation programs for wounded and ill Veterans.

The Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust supports psychological and physical rehabilitation programs that provide direct service to wounded, injured or ill veterans. In an effort to make a positive difference in the lives of veterans and their families, the trust supports;

-Assistance for veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, substance abuse problems, Traumatic Brain Injuries, and many more.

-Programs on quality healthcare for veterans

-Programs enhancing research and mobility for veterans with spinal cord injuries, amputations and more.

 

3)Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund

Mission: To provide financial assistance and lifetime support to wounded service members and their families.

The Semper Fi Fund provides immediate financial assistance and lifetime support to post-9/11 wounded, ill and injured members of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as their families. The fund ensures that they have the resources they need during their recovery and transition back to their communities.

 

4)Operation Homefront

Mission: Recovery and financial assistance for wounded service members.

Operation Homefront helps military families overcome many of the challenges in military life by connecting the American donor community to military families through special programs. The programs address specific short-term and critical assistance, long-term stability and recurring support needs. The outcome is stronger and more secure military families. Some of their programs include:

Recurring Family Support

-Homefront celebrations to recognize military spouses

-Hearts of valor caregiver support program

-Baby showers to help new military moms

-Backpacks filled with school supplies for military kids

Short Term Critical Assistance

-Rent free transitional housing for wounded service members

-Financial assistance for utilities, home repairs, food, mortgage payments, etc.

Long-Term Stability

-Mortgage free homes awarded across the US
5)Wounded Warrior Project

Mission: To assist service members injured after 9/11

The Wounded Warrior Project serves veterans and service members who received a physical or mental injury, wound or illness from their military service on or after September 11, 2001. With their mission to honor and empower Wounded Warriors, the Wounded Warrior Project helps to encourage warriors as they adjust to their new normal.

 

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The Air Force Reserve Celebrates 69th Birthday

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Today the Air Force Reserve celebrates its 69th birthday. Since President Harry S. Truman first called for the formation of the Air Force Reserve on April 14th 1948, it has been a critical part of our nation’s defense. Its mission is to provide combat ready forces to Fly, Fight and Win. The Air Force Reserve currently performs approximately 20 percent of the work of the Air Force including: traditional flying missions, Personal Recovery, Modular Aerial Fire Fighting and Modular Weather Reconnaissance.

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Service Dogs for Veterans

Depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are the most common mental health problems faced by Veterans today. PTSD is a mental health problem that can be developed after experiencing or witnessing a life threatening event. Some symptoms of PTSD can include; anxiety, lack of interest, difficulty concentrating, nightmares, lack of sleep and detachment.

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Smart Home

Grunts Top Rated Smart Home Devices of 2017

Smart Home

Smart Homes are no longer something of the future. Smart Home devices are here and are becoming more popular than ever. By utilizing the latest technology, smart home devices are able to communicate with one another through hubs and can be controlled remotely to do specific tasks. They provide homeowners with security, energy efficiency, comfort and convenience. At home security cameras, light bulbs, speakers, thermostats, locks and more, can all be turned into smart home devices.

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