Posted by: twodogtales | August 21, 2010

PETS2VETS benefit at Busboys & Poets Aug. 24

Busboys & Poets’ Shirlington location is featuring PETS2VETS (P2V) for their Non-profit Tuesday on Aug. 24 at 4:00 p.m. According to their website, P2V helps to partner shelter animals in need of a home with military veterans and emergency first responders recovering from the stress and trauma of service. P2V is an Arlington-based registered 501c3 nonprofit that was founded by an Air Force veteran who suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome and felt his adopted rescue pit bull helped him recover from the symptoms. Read Dave’s story.

During Non-Profit Tuesdays,  Busboys and Poets gives non-profits a space to display information and donates 5 percent of the evening’s revenue to the hosting organization.



  1. […] Forces veteran Dave Sharpe. Cheyenne is the inspiration for the nonprofit, see the Aug. 21 post. Dave chatted with customers and looked on proudly as Cheyenne made friends with both children and […]

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