Homeless Veterans

Homeless Veterans Committee Update January/February 2019

February 21, 2019

BY SANDY MILLER, CHAIR As we begin another year, the committee continues to work on legislative issues regarding the plight of homeless veterans. Many changes in the VA Grant & Per Diem program have taken…

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Chapter 1073 Packs Duffels for Homeless Vets

February 8, 2019

In December, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1073 in Morristown, Tenn., assembled homemade duffel bags with toiletries for homeless veterans at the Mountain Home Veterans Administration Medical Center in Johnson City. The hand-sewn bags —…

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VVA Facebook Live Event: VA Programs to End Homelessness

February 5, 2019

February 12, 2019 | 2 p.m. EST   February 12 – The key to ending Veteran homelessness starts with VA   Are you a Veteran who needs a place to call home? Or do you know a…

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Chapter 1073 Gives to Homeless Veterans

January 1, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1073 in Morristown, Tenn., presented a $2,500 check to Morristown-Hamblen Central Services last month to give gift baskets to area Vietnam veterans. Several chapter members have experienced homelessness themselves, and…

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Chapter 327 Members Honored in Student Salute

November 28, 2018

Members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 327 were honored as part of the annual "Salute to Honorable Citzenship" staged by the Valley Road School in Stanhope, N.J. Students, faculty, staff and community members honored local…

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Chapter 227 Donates to Homeless Center

November 15, 2018

[caption id="attachment_15938" align="alignright" width="300"] Doris Paul, volunteer manager for the Lamb Center, accepts a donation of personal care items from Leonard Ignatowski, Chapter 227 vice president.[/caption] Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 227, the Dean K.…

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Chapter 1030 Helps Homeless Veterans

October 30, 2018

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1030 in Cumming, Ga., recently delivered supplies to the Northeast Georgia Homeless Shelter to support Georgia’s homeless veterans. Members gave two vanloads of donations to facility’s residents, including backpacks filled with personal care…

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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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