Funds Will Go to Support, Heal, Rehabilitate US Armed Services Members, Vets, and First Responders
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lafayette, Colo., (March 19, 2019) – urban-gro, Inc., a leading agricultural solution and technology company that works with commercial cannabis cultivators around the world, announced that it will be co-hosting Network For Change on Friday, March 22 from 5pm to 8pm to benefit Veteran’s Ananda, a veteran-founded, nonprofit organization that assists with the rehabilitation of service members and first responders. The event will be co-hosted by Permatherm and Green Matters and take place at Back Bay Social in Boston, MA in conjunction with the NECANN cannabis conference.
Funds raised at the event will have a critical impact on the completion and transportation of four tiny homes to house veterans on the 22-acre property where Veteran’s Ananda conducts workshops and retreats. Veteran’s Ananda offers a unique, individualized therapeutic approach to care, incorporating public and private healthcare resources to help veterans with their post-traumatic growth and beyond, including job placement and certification and licensure programs.
Brad Natrass, CEO of urban-gro, said, “Helping our nation’s veterans transition to civilian life is one of the most important things we can do to repay the sacrifices that they and their families make every day on our behalf. urban-gro is committed and exceptionally proud to support the work that Veteran’s Ananda does, and we look forward to joining other members of the cannabis community at this great event.”
Sarah Stenuf, Founder and President of Veteran’s Ananda said “We are dedicated to creating a unified approach to healthcare—no longer one size fits all—for veterans to address the different types and levels of trauma that returning service members face. The support of urban-gro and other members of the cannabis community will play a direct role in veterans having the opportunity to be successful in their transition to civilian life and continue to add tremendous value to the community.”
According to national statistics, the resource and mental health needs of returning veterans are significant. Veterans are at two or fours times higher risk of major depression and eight times higher risk of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, while only half of veterans seeking mental health treatment receive minimally adequate care.
More information on the Network for Change event can be found here. urban-gro works to support community and nonprofit organizations through the “urban-gro Cares” program and urban-gro experts will also be on hand at the NECANN expo in Booth #227 to meet with cultivators and answer questions regarding urban-gro’s systems integration solutions, products, and technology.
urban-gro is a leading systems integrator and agriculture technology firm focused on serving commercial cultivators around the world. The company’s ag tech division, Soleil Technologies, delivers data-driven micro climate intelligence using high-density sense and control technology to improve crop quality, consistency, and operational efficacies. urban-gro helps cultivators achieve sustainable scalability via innovative solutions that drive down costs, increase economic yield and reduce environmental impact. By combining its design and integration services, industry-leading suite of cultivation equipment and crop management products, and proprietary technology solutions, urban-gro provides integrated solutions for today’s commercial cannabis cultivators to efficiently manage and optimize their cultivation operations. urban-gro is recognized as one of the cannabis industry’s fastest growing systems integration and agricultural technology companies. Visit urban-gro.com and soleiltech.ag to learn more. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
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