Articles Related to Homeless Veterans

Chapter 1015 Donates to Transitional Home

January 23, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Cumberland Plateau (Tenn.) Chapter 1015 recently raised and donated $2,815 to the Bread of Life Rescue Mission for use in rehabbing a transitional house for homeless veterans. Bread of Life has worked with…

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Chapter 388 Receives Donation From Local Realty Firm

January 11, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 388 recently received a donation of more than $1,500 from Coldwell Banker Select in Carson City, which continued its annual tradition of donating tips collected from Nevada Day and other events…

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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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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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