Homeless Veterans

Hope for Homeless Veterans

September 20, 2018

Sandy Miller, U.S. Navy veteran tells us about her 21 years of working with homeless veterans in Philadelphia, PA. Sandy is the Chair of the Homeless Veterans Committee for the Vietnam Veterans of America.

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Chapter 391 Celebrates 30 Years

September 13, 2018

VVA Chapter 391 in Sonora, Calif., celebrated its 30th anniversary this week. Veteran Frank Smart saw the need for a local chapter of the Vietnam Veterans Association in Tuolumne County, and requested information. The paperwork…

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Chapter 1102 Grows Fast With Outreach

September 11, 2018

Chapter 1102 in Story County, Iowa, has grown from 25 to about 70 members in its first three years, building its community awareness and support every year with continuous outreach activities. The chapter launched with an…

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Veteran Receives Unexpected Assistance From Chapter 1080

September 8, 2018

Chris Langston, a Vietnam veteran with PTSD, recently experienced another setback: His house burned down, and he lost everything. But Florida's First Coast News, based in Jacksonville, aired a report on Langston's struggles, and help poured…

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Phillips, Loving Join Florida’s Veterans Hall of Fame

September 8, 2018

VVA life members Rod Phillips of New Smyrna Beach and Francis “Len” Loving of Jacksonville were among the 20 veterans inducted on Nov. 27, 2017, in a ceremony at the Governor’s Mansion. Phillips served in…

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Chapter 227 Donates Back-to-School Gift Cards

September 6, 2018

VVA Chapter 227, the Dean K. Phillips Memorial Chapter of Northern Virginia in Arlington, recently donated 60 gift cards to children of veterans in the Veterans Administration Supportive Housing (VASH) program. Each worth $75, the…

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Chapter 628

Chapter 628 Donates Generously to Bluefield Union Mission

January 12, 2018

VVA Chapter 628 of Princeton, West Virginia facilitated a generous food and monetary donation to Bluefield Union Mission to cover families in need during Thanksgiving and Christmas.  (more…)

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Chapter 227 donates gift cards to VASH

Chapter 227 Aids Local Veterans with Grants

December 20, 2017

VVA Chapter 227 of Northern Virginia is assisting local veterans facing financial difficulties during the holiday season by providing funding through three programs.  (more…)

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Chapter 910

Chapter 910 Serves Deceased Homeless Veterans

August 31, 2017

Chapter 910 supports a program in Corpus Christi, TX ensuring that “no veteran who goes through a funeral service goes alone.”  (more…)

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Len Ignatowski, Vice President of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 227 presents ninety-one $ 50 gift cards to local Veteran Administration case workers for back-to-school needs of homeless veteran children. Left to Right: Miracle Hallman, Ky'Neihe King, Leonard Ignatowski, Vice President VVA Chapter 227, Janell Scott, Yolanda Peay. Photo by Gary Strange, Veterans Administration.

Chapter 227 Helps Children of Local Homeless Veterans

August 17, 2017

Chapter 227 of Northern Virginia, fulfilled its founding principle of “Never Again Shall One Generation of Veterans Abandon Another” by donating ninety-one $50 gift credit cards to children of veterans who are in the Veterans…

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