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Jacob Hartman is the August 2019 winner of the Chick-fil-A Everyday Heroes award

Credit: ABC 2 News WMAR
Published on August 30, 2019 - Duration: 02:48s
Jacob Hartman is the August 2019 winner of the Chick-fil-A Everyday Heroes award
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Jacob Hartman is the August 2019 winner of the Chick-fil-A Everyday Heroes award

THIS MORNING WE ARE HONORINGTHIS MONTHCHIC━FI━A EVERYDAY HEROESAWARD.

1━YEA━OLD JACOBHARTMAN SPENT HIS SUMMERMAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THELIVES OF VETERANS.

HE INTERNEDAT THE "CATCH A LIFT FUND",WHICH PROVIDES FITNESS ANDWELLNESS GRANTS TO POSTNIN━11 COMBA━ WOUNDEDVETERANS.

DURING HIS TIMETHERE HE MADE A BIG IMPACT ONTHOSE VETS, BIGGER THAN EVENHE REALIZES.

WMA━2 NEWSMEGAN KNIGHT HAS MORE ON WHATMAKES JACOB HARTMAN AEVERYDAY HERO.TRACK ONE: WHEN YOU TAKE ON ASUMMER INTERNSHIP AS A COLLEGESTUDENT, YOU CAN EXPECT TO DOA LITTLE OF EVERYTHING.

ANDEVERYTHING 1━ YEA━OLD JACOBHARTMAN HAS DONE AT THE CATCHA LIFT FUND HAS A MEANINGFULPURPOSE.

((Hartman)) 6:45 itbeen fun working at Catch aLift; I kind of came on as VetOutreach made a lot of callsto veterans let them know wehave the funding to get themstarted in our program 6:54TRACK TWO: THOSE PHONE CALLSTO THE VETERANS THAT CATCH ALIFT FUND WORKS WITH AREUSUALLY JUST A FEW MINUTESLONG.

BUT SOMETIMES, HARTMANSAYS THE CONVERSATIONS WOULDGO FOR 20 TO 30 MINUTES, ANDHE WAS ALWAYS GLAD TO LISTENFOR HOWEVER LONG THE VETNEEDED TO TALK.

((Hartman))8:30 some of the vets havetrouble getting outside andmaking contact with people soit could have been big intheir day 8:37 TRACK THREE:CATCH A LIFT FUND PROVIDESFITNESS AND WELLNESS GRANTS TOPOST ━11 COMBAT WOUNDEDVETERANS.

IT STARTED IN 2━10IN HONOR OF ARMY CORPORALCHRIS COFFLAND OF BALTIMORE,WHO DIED IN AFGHANISTAN IN2009.

((Sandoval)) 12:30 ourveterans have testified thatthey are dropping medications,losing weight, theyreintegrating themselves intothe community.

Some even saythis program has saved theirlife 12:37 TRACK FOUR: THESTAFF AT CATCH A LIFT FUNDSAYS HARTMAN HAS MADE A HUGEIMPACT NOT ONLY ON THEIRORGANIZATION BUT TO THEVETERANS THEY SERVE.((Sandoval)) 12:46 Jakeamazing, he comes into workevery day with the bestattitude, always willing tohelp out with anything we ask12:51 ((BUTT WITH)) 13:30these relationships are thefoundation of our organizationso he has played instrumentalrole in helping our veteransthrough that 13:36 TRACK FIVE:HARTMAN IS NOW BACK AT THEUNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI BUTPLANS TO CONTINUE DOING SOMEWORK FOR CATCH A LIFT FUND.

HEMIGHT NOT THINK HEMUCH OF A DIFFERENCE, BUT HISCOLLEAGUES ARGUE OTHERWISE.((Sandoval)) 13:50 thosepersonal connections is whatmake our organization work.

Ifweday in and day out, what arewe doing?

13:54 ((Hartman))7:25 Ifor the Armed Forces andveterans and felt that we havea duty to protect them and dothings for them after theycome home.

They served us andnow itSIX: IN LUTHERVILL━ TIMONIUM,MK WMA━2 NEWS.CONGRATS TO JACOB HARTMAN!

YCAN NOMINATE SOMEONE TO BE OURNEXT EVERYDAY HEROES WINNER.JUST GO TO WMA━2 NEWS DOT COMSLASH EVERYDAY HEROES AND FILLOUT A NOMINATION FORM.

THISYEAR WE ARE HONORING PEOPLEBETWEEN THE AGES OF 18 AND 25.THE WINNER WILL RECEIVE ALUNCH FOR 10 COURTESY OFCHIC━FI━A

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