Helping Heroes Succeed
Izzy Abbass’s “Colorado Military, Veterans, & Families” holds the fort for Rocky Mountain service members
Military service is a serious matter. Months and years of dedication, risk and sacrifice mean that a soldier, sailor, airman, or marine return home to a changed world. “Colorado Military, Veterans, & Families” is Izzy Abbass’s life focus. It exists to ensure that the program's veterans need to succeed is created, funded, and protected. In 2013, Izzy and his amazing community raised funds to build a special resource website to help vets re-entering higher education make the complex transition from battlefield to classroom. Izzy’s own work with the University of Colorado and the VFW will create future opportunities, too. The list of issues returning Colorado Veterans face is long, but with Izzy Abbass’s focus and expertise, they have a real champion in their corner.