Tulsa People Features The Shining Honor Project

Honoring veterans and creating jobs

Thousands of deceased military veterans and their spouses have clean headstones thanks to the hard work of crews from Shining Honor Project. 

The nonprofit launched in April 2017 as a way to honor those who served our country, while also providing job opportunities for people with developmental challenges. 

“This gives our Honor Team members an opportunity to contribute to their community, giving them meaningful work as well as money in their pocket,” says Erin Wambold, Shining Honor executive director. “They feel valued as all people should. Also, we feel the veterans would feel proud to know their headstones are being honored through this kind of work.”