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November 27, 2021 After 50 years, the mystery of these Vietnam War photos of ‘Donut Dollies’ is solved, Washington Post

November 11, 2o21 Two mystery photos and a 50-year search for the ‘Donut Dollies’ of the Vietnam War, Washington Post 

November 9, 2021 Nonprofit will mark holiday with 24-hour ‘Vet-A-Thon’ featuring veteran stories, experiences, TribLive

November 2, 2021 Young people are tuning in via Zoom to talk with America’s oldest veterans, Stars and Stripes

October 28, 2021 Veterans Breakfast Club Awarded $25,000 Grant from Pritzker Military Foundation, CityBiz

October 14, 2021 The Veterans Breakfast Club Brings Veterans from All Eras to Share Stories from Their Service,

October 1, 2021 Teen Connects with WWII Veterans, Chesapeake Family Life

September 27, 2021 Fitchburg teen connects with hundreds of WWII veterans via mail, phone & zoom, NBC15

July 15, 2021 Veterans Breakfast Club hosts first in-person event in Brighton Township since pandemic, Beaver County Times

July 7, 2021 The Importance of Listening to Our Veterans, U.S. Veterans Magazine

June 27, 2021 Shaun Hall of Veterans Breakfast Club: “Breathe & Relax”, Thrive Global 

June 21, 2021 How a Local Breakfast Club is Connecting with Thousands of Veterans Across America, HistoryNet

June 15, 2021 Veterans Breakfast Club Presents WWII Medal of Honor Recipient Woody Williams, Observer-Reporter

May 28, 2021 5 things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend: May 28-31, Yahoo! News

April 19, 2021 Veterans Breakfast Club uses TikTok to share war stories; foster community, Military Times 

April 7, 2021 COVID-19 impacts veterans’ mental health, coping mechanisms sought out, The Globe

March 30, 2021 Mt. Lebanon organizations host virtual World War II roundtable, The Almanac 

March 3, 2021 Southwestern Pa. Veterans Pose Questions To New Veterans Affairs Secretary Who Promises Action, KDKA CBS Pittsburgh 

March 2, 2021 100th birthday celebration for Forest Hills woman who broke German codes during WWII, WTAE Pittsburgh

March 1, 2021 WWII Code Breaker Shares Her Secret to Turning 100, AARP 

March 1, 2021 Navy WAVE, WWII Code Breaker Will Celebrate 100th Birthday with Her Own Parade,

February 17, 2021 Todd DePastino of Veterans Breakfast Club: 5 Things You Need to Know to Successfully Lead a Nonprofit Organization, Authority Magazine

February 15, 2021 To Ensure Second Doses, VA Pittsburgh Temporarily Suspends Booking First Dose COVID-19 Vaccines, 90.5 WESA 

February 5, 2021 Marine Corps veteran selected as honorary captain for Super Bowl LV, Marine Corps Times

Press Resources

The mission of the Veterans Breakfast Club is to create communities of listening around veterans and their stories to ensure that this living history will never be forgotten. We believe that through our work, people will be connected, educated, healed, and inspired.

For more on the Veterans Breakfast Club, visit our About page.

Executive Director, Todd DePastino

Director of Programming, Shaun Hall

Ellie DePastino, Media & Communications

Veterans connect to our virtual storytelling events from across the country.

VBC at Patrick’s Pub 2018-05-24

Interested in attending an upcoming event or just want to get in touch with the VBC? Email our Outreach & Communications Coordinator, Betty Karleski at

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