In honor of Memorial DayTrayvax will be donating $5 of every Element leather wallet sale toGrowing Veterans, a local organization in Whatcom county that aims to make an impact on veteran suicide by targeting the root cause: isolation. The fundraiser begins Monday, May 21 and continues until Memorial Day, May 28. During that time, we will donate $5 of every Element sale to Growing Veterans.
We first started working with Growing Veterans about 3 years ago. The entire team here at Trayvax regularly volunteers our time with various local organizations, but the time we spent with Growing Veterans was different. This is an organization that is not only having a huge positive impact on veterans, but our community as well.
Growing Veterans bridges the gap between the military veteran and the local civilian population. A day on the farm removes previously held stereotypes and shows the community that veterans are assets and allies in the sustainable agriculture movement. At the same time, veterans receive the peer support needed to end the isolation that leads to veteran suicide.
There’s an average of 18-22 veteran suicides per day in the United States. We can help reduce that number by simply volunteering our time. It’s amazing what a little camaraderie can do for a person struggling to reintegrate into society.
Isolated from the peers they served with, from family and friends, from the community as a whole, it can be difficult for a veteran to remain resilient and get the proper support they need. Using the farm as the platform, Growing Veterans provides a space where veterans can work together, support each other, and engage with the broader community to have a full and successful transition home.
From May 21 until Memorial Day, Trayvax will donate $5 of every Element wallet sale to support the Growing Veterans mission. For more information, please visit: https://www.trayvax.com/pages/memorial-day.
About Growing Veterans
Situated in the beautiful Pacific NW, between the Cascade Mountain Range and the Puget Sound, this certified organic farm serves as the cornerstone for all things Growing Veterans. Using the farm as the platform, Growing Veterans engages local veterans and community members -- bridging the gap and providing an example of the amazing things that can be accomplished when everyone works together.
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-Shipping times are back to the normal 5-10 business days.
-Engraving is back. Available for the Ascent, Element and OG 2.0
-Tobacco Leather is back in stock. Get your new Ascent, Element or Contour today.
-Link EDC & Keyton carabiners have been restocked & are now available
Returning to our natural roots as humans comes with a serene feeling only Mother Nature can provide. Getting away from it all. Last week we did just that with Chad Derosa from Living The Van Life. Naturally we escaped to Pacific Northwest’s beautiful North Cascade mountains, a short drive from the Trayvax warehouse in Bellingham.
Cooking a meal outside can be quick and easy. Whether it is the backyard campout, one night camping escape to fully living off the grid we all have something to gain from sitting around hot coals cooking food as our ancestors did.