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Group of American veterans donate to Harvard Undergraduate Veterans Organization


The donation will support the academic success of student veterans; Gift made possible by from Harvard University decision to appoint AVG as co-manager on the recent bond issue

MELVILLE, NY, July 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — American Veterans Group (AVG), an impact investment bank and Wall Street’s first and only public benefit corporation, has donated to the Harvard Undergraduate Veteran Organization (HUVO). HUVO will use AVG’s donation to support the academic success of military veterans studying as veteran undergraduate students at Harvard College.

The donation to HUVO is the result of from Harvard University decision to appoint AVG as co-manager on its recent $500 millionpresident and fellows Harvard College taxable bond issue.

AVG is a rapidly growing investment bank that dedicates 25% of its revenue to supporting veterans’ causes. The company directs its philanthropic giving to the communities where it and its customers do business.

“At AVG, we prioritize supporting veterans who choose to further their education by studying at colleges and universities after their military service,” said Ben Biles, co-founder and CEO of American Veterans Group. “One of the ways we have pursued this mission is to direct our investment banking expertise to support bond transactions initiated by higher education institutions. from Harvard decision to engage our services is testament to the success we have had in developing expertise in managing senior bond issuances. The related support for HUVO furthers the noble mission of the student organization and aligns perfectly with our commitment to deliver broader social impact for clients such as Harvard University.”

HUVO guides military veterans through the application process Harvardpromotes their academic success during their years on campus and prepares them for the next steps in their professional or academic careers.

“AVG’s generosity will go a long way in helping veteran students thrive at Harvard,” said Hudson Miller, president of the Harvard Undergraduate Veterans Organization. “We truly appreciate AVG’s support and admire their commitment as a public benefit corporation to improving the lives of veterans and their families nationwide through their philanthropy.”

About the American Veterans Group

American Veterans Group, PBC, is a military veteran-owned, social impact-focused broker-dealer that delivers value to institutional clients while providing meaningful philanthropic support to the military veteran community. The company reinvests 25% of its revenue into national and local nonprofit veterans organizations that provide dignified service and support to one of the most vulnerable and at-risk populations in the United States. As Wall Street’s only public benefit corporation, American Veterans Group connects its institutional clients with its social mission while allowing them to stay focused on key business objectives. To learn more about American Veterans Group, visit their website at www.americanvetsgroup.com.

About the Harvard Undergraduate Veterans Organization

Since its inception in 2018, HUVO has grown from eight to 49 members. Every veteran undergraduate student who is accepted into Harvard is referred to HUVO. HUVO provides veterans with access to information about campus events and resources; networking opportunities with other veteran and non-veteran students; transportation to medical appointments and VA; and assistance for veterans who depend on public transportation to get to campus. HUVO fosters a community of service through its annual Veterans Day Challenge fundraiser, which benefits nonprofit organizations across the Boston region that support local veterans. HUVO also organizes mentorships for Harvard ROTC students, pairing them with veteran students to share their military experiences with future military leaders.

Media Contacts

For the American Veterans Group
Marc Kroeger
Boldsquare Group
(513) 236-3109
[email protected]

For Harvard Undergraduate Veterans Organization
Hudson Miller
(817) 675-3077
[email protected]

SOURCE American Veterans Group