Gavin DeGraw and Paws of War to Spread Christmas Cheer for Veterans

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Multi-platinum singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw and Paws of War will celebrate veterans, active military and first responders at a private event at The Wilson Restaurant NYC 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. December 19, Paws of War announced today.

“This is an incredible collaboration with Gavin DeGraw,” says Robert Misseri, the co-founder of Paws of War. “We are thrilled and grateful that he is donating his time and effort to help us with such an important cause. It’s going to be a fantastic event!”

DeGraw, who recently released his new album A Classic Christmas, will host the event and perform a few songs live in addition to presenting a few surprises. Paws of War assists military members and their pets, rescues and trains dogs to be service dogs, and provides companion animals to veterans and first responders.

“Paws of War is a great organization and this is for a wonderful cause,” says DeGraw. “I’m happy to be able to give back to our veterans, especially around the holidays. My dog, Buddy, is my best friend, so I understand the bond and comfort animals bring us. With numerous veterans in my family, supporting them has always been incredibly important to me and I’m honored to be a part of this event.”

Paws of War also focuses on giving back to veterans in various ways. They have helped veterans with numerous issues, including suicide prevention, service and support dogs, companion cats and dogs, food insecurity, veterinary care, etc. Paws of War has a large loyal following of supporters and looks forward to working with new corporate sponsors to support these life-saving programs. To donate to support their mission, visit its site at or

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