On Friday, Feb. 3, Bank of America, in partnership with the Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals (VAREP) presented a mortgage-free home to Army Corporal Raphael Pizarro, his wife and four children. Corporal Pizarro was injured during active service, after serving in the U.S. Army in Iraq as a combat medic. He served for nearly two decades before being medically discharged.
(Pictured at top: Richard Mercado, Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals; Kylene Pizarro, wife of Raphael Pizarro and home recipient; Raphael Pizarro, U.S. Army Veteran and home recipient; Dan Giraldo, Bank of America Southern Nevada).
Corporal Raphael Pizarro, U.S. Army Veteran, received the keys to his newly renovated home in Las Vegas, Nevada. The legendary Patriot Guard Riders also attended to pay their respects to Pizarro.
This home donation marked the ninth home Bank of America has donated specifically to military veterans in Nevada, making it the 25th home donated in Nevada overall. Additionally, more than 2,000 homes have been donated nationwide. This is part of the bank’s efforts to revitalize communities and support the housing needs of those who have served and sacrificed for our nation.