Entries by Lang Waters

CODE PLATOON RECEIVES IDVA VET CASH GRANT

Code Platoon has received $100,000 from the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) Vet Cash Program to support the program’s mission of training Veterans and military spouses for careers in software engineering and development. Since 2017, IDVA has contributed a total of $250,000 to help Code Platoon offer an immersive, hands-on, 15-week Coding Bootcamp program… Continue Reading CODE PLATOON RECEIVES IDVA VET CASH GRANT

Veterans Find a Road Home

May is Military Mental Health Awareness Month, and Code Platoon is proud to play a part in helping Veterans transition both into new careers and in their adjustment to civilian life.  According to the National Council for Behavioral Health, 30% of active duty and reserve military personnel deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan have a mental… Continue Reading Veterans Find a Road Home

Celebrate Code Platoon With Us During Our Third Annual Fundraising Event!

While we will miss seeing all our friends and supporters face-to-face, Code Platoon will be hosting the 3rd Annual Celebrate Code Platoon fundraising event online. On Oct. 28, we look forward to sharing all of the amazing stories and accomplishments from 2020! With the help of our friends and supporters, Code Platoon has trained more… Continue Reading Celebrate Code Platoon With Us During Our Third Annual Fundraising Event!

Donor Advised Funds

Do you have one?  If so, please remember Code Platoon in your giving!  If you don’t know what a donor advised fund is, read on.  You may be interested in this incredibly popular method of giving that allows you to realize an immediate tax benefit, and then distribute funds at your leisure. A donor advised… Continue Reading Donor Advised Funds