***Updated 09 April 2018 - 14:55 HRS***
STAND DOWN - PGR involvement in this
mission has been cancelled.


HOTH Mission

Welcome Home Initiative Ceremony

Greenwich, New York - 11 Apr 2018


The Patriot Guard Riders have once again been invited by Noel Dawes (spiritual leader of the Welcome Home Initiative), to participate in the closing ceremony. The Welcome Home Initiative is a free three day program for all veterans who have suffered trauma in combat, and their immediate families. WHI specializes in PTSD. The program helps connect combat veterans with appropriate specialist agencies, counseling and resources.After presenting this program to the Pentagon, Rev. Nigel Mumford, Director, was asked to share WHI with military chaplains, in order to better assist troops returning from the current conflict. The program has been awarded many accolades for its success, including a flag which flew at the Pentagon on 9/11. 

Primary Staging Time: 9:30 A.M.

Christ the King Spiritual life center
575 Burton Rd.
Greenwich, New York - 12834

Ride Captain:

Bruce Barger

Special Instructions:

The Patriot Guard Riders have been participating in this closing ceremony for the past several years. This particular program is composed of an all female group.

Flags & Water:

Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: "Big Dan" Nolin
Position: Senior Ride Captain, R-4

ROC HOTH Warehouse

The Rochester Area Warehouse can always use your gently used furniture. Presently this program is in the Rochester, NY area only with pickups within the following zip codes: 146XX; 14445; 14467; 14468; 14514; 14515; 14534; 14559; 14580; 14586.

The 2018 ROC HOTH Warehouse Saturday schedule:
April 14
May 12
June 16
July 14
August 11
September 15
October 13
November 17
December 8

The above schedule is subject to change. Please visit our Facebook page, PGRNY - HOTH for detailed information.

If you have items that meet the criteria, are located in the Rochester area, and would like us to pickup those items, please go to the Help On The Homefront - Donate Items section and fill out the Furniture Donation Pick-up Request Form or call us at 585-866-1747 leaving us a message on our answering service with the reason for your call. You are welcome to bring your donations to the ROC Warehouse by appointment only. Call to schedule your appointment for dropping off your donations today! Your donations are GREATLY appreciated and tax deductible.


PGRNY is an all volunteer 501c3 organization. Donations support our mission of honoring the fallen and Veterans and are tax deductible.

Checks payable to Patriot Guard Riders of NY may be sent to:

PO Box 637

Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Or you may donate by credit card or Paypal


Another way to donate is when shopping at Amazon.  Use AmazonSmile and a portion of the sale goes to PGRNY.  Thank You!

AmazonSmiles - PGRNY

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