Across The Country On A Tractor: Raising $1 Million For Wounded Warriors (VIDEO)

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

May 21, 2014 Updated May 21, 2014 at 5:21 PM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Ind. (21Alive) -- C. Ivan Stoltzfus is trying to change lives one mile at a time, from the seat of his 1948 John Deere Model A Tractor.

Stoltzfus is an auctioneer and real estate broker who splits his time between Honey Brook, PA and Sarasota, FL. He has tasked himself with a mission to raise $1 Million for the Wounded Warrior Project and he's traveling across the country on his tractor to do it.

The Wounded Warrior Project is an organization dedicated to supporting service members who were injured while serving their country.

Stoltzfus is going coast to coast, from Manasquan, NJ to Crescent City, CA and on Wednesday May 26th he stopped in New Haven at AAA Auction Service. The auction service has set up a special auction today that will see a portion of today's total sales will go towards the $1 Million goal.

According to his website, Stoltzfus has raised $50,184 so far. You can follow his journey by going to his website helpamericanheroes.com.




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