Citizen Honors Awardee
2012|Citizen Service Above Self Award|New Haven, WV
James McCormick of New Haven, WV for selflessly helping hundreds of homeless veterans find jobs and housing through his non-profit Raising Cane Farms.
James McCormick of New Haven, West Virginia has been recognized for selflessly helping hundreds of homeless veterans find jobs and housing through his non-profit, Raising Cane Farms. In addition, he honors their sacrifice and provides valuable counseling. After serving his country for 22 years, Captain James McCormick, USA (Ret), retired due to injury, and now uses his free time to serve America’s veterans. His organization, Raising Cane Farms, employs returning combat-wounded veterans adjusting to post-war life. In his spare time, he provides help with veteran casework, provides counsel to veterans with suicidal tendencies and makes arrangements for various veterans parades and tributes through his role on the New Haven City Planning Committee. James McCormick’s dedication to helping hundreds of homeless veterans continues to be an inspiration and a credit to the state of West Virginia and to his fellow Americans.