Press Release - Veterans Affairs Secretary-designate Denis McDonough Joins Veterans from The Mission Continues to Partner with The Excel Academy for Day of Service
Veterans Affairs Secretary-designate Denis McDonough today joined veterans from The Mission Continues as they partnered with District of Columbia Public Schools' The Excel Academy for a day of community service in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. to refurbish and revitalize the school's grounds. The Mission Continues is a nonprofit organization that empowers military veterans to continue their service and empowers communities with veteran talent, skills, and preparedness to generate visible impact. The veterans and Secretary-designate worked to update the school's garden and build safe outdoor learning spaces for students, among other activities, to provide a sense of normalcy and inspiration at the all-girls K-8 school located in Washington, D.C.'s Anacostia neighborhood.
Joseph R. Biden, Press Release - Veterans Affairs Secretary-designate Denis McDonough Joins Veterans from The Mission Continues to Partner with The Excel Academy for Day of Service Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/347768