Dec-O-Art donates $50,000 to Mishawaka Troop Town

Representatives of Dec-O-Art and Mishawaka Troop Town hold the check for the $50,000 donation. Photo by Matt Paige. Jim Metherd, surrounded by representatives of Mishawaka Troop Town, speaks to Nathan Dosmann during a tour of the Dec-O-Art facility. Photo by Matt Paige.

ELKHART, Ind. – Dec-O-Art, a family-owned label and decal printing company, commemorated their 50th anniversary with a donation to Mishawaka Troop Town, a veteran-owned and operated initiative that supports homeless and in-need veterans.

“Our focus is on those troops who have been to the battle lines and have come home. Who have sacrificed and have seen situations and experiences that leave a lasting impact,” said Nathan Dosmann, President of Dec-O-Art. “Dec-O-Art is proud to help make the bridge of returning home a shorter and easier walk.”

The $50,000 donation will help Mishawaka Troop Town provide housing and other necessary services to these veterans.

“We hope to be Indiana’s first stick-built, tiny home community, aimed at providing transitional housing for veterans,” said Jim Metherd, co-founder of Mishawaka Troop Town and a veteran of Desert Storm. “This is a steppingstone for veterans to get back to a meaningful position within the community.”

Metherd said MTT hopes to break ground on the housing community in the spring.

Click here to learn more about Mishawaka Troop Town.

Learn more about Dec-O-Art here.

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