No Man Left Behind
Charities and organizations which assist veterans and their families
Afghans for Homeless Women Veterans
The nine members of the McLeod Prayer Shawl Ministry saw another opportunity to help when they heard last June that twelve thousand veteran women are homeless.
Arlington National Cemetery Eligibility
Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place for men and women who served this county with honor. There are specific qualifications which have to be met in order to be interred or inurned at Arlington National Cemetery.
Author Interview with Charlene Rubush
I received a great response for the review of Charlene Rubush’s e-book Win Over Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This week’s article is more about Charlene herself and the website she created.
Charity Giving - The Fisher House Foundation
Giving back when you have plenty is a good thing. Consider giving to the Fisher House Foundation to help Vetarans, current Military Personnel, and military families.
Do Not Write to a Recovering Soldier
An email campaign to send Christmas cards to injured soldiers began in October of 2007, hosted by the American Red Cross. After that program ended, supportive Americans continued what was really a good thing – but they didn’t have all the facts.
Giving to Veteran Organizations
There are many fantastic charitable organizations to assist veterans. However, I have come to the conclusion that for every good charitable organization for veterans, there are many not-so-savory ones. Here are some simple clues to help you decide who gets your money.
Hand-crafted Acts of Kindness for Our Veterans
Help yourself and help veterans by reading about five veteran-centered charities you may not have been aware of. They are based on hand-crafting items for use by our vets. I encourage you to support one of these – or one of the hundreds of other – charities which support our veterans.
I Can't Help You
When the World Says, "I can't help you."
IntePros Federal Supports Veterans
"Vets are the best to work with. Honor, integrity, honesty and the truth are inbred into 95% of all Vets I have ever worked with." IntePros Federal is an IT Services firm. We support DOD and Federal Agencies by performing IT functions and services.
The Few, the Brave, the Homeless
They are not someone else’s son or daughter, they are not fellow soldiers tortured beyond sanity by the things they have experienced, they are not actually “us”, they are “them” – the homeless.
The Mary E. Walker House
The Mary E. Walker House is a residential transitional facility to provide help and support for our women veterans. The key point here is the veteran must make a personal commitment to take charge of her own life. Here's a chance for you to help, too.
The Wounded Warrior Project
The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) can be found taking care of wounded servicemen and women daily. Find out what they do for our Veterans.
Veterans Battle Against Finances
I know personally that financial ruin can befall anyone. Some lessons are hard-learned, so here are some things I learned that might help you, the vet, to a more prosperous life: assess the situation, draw up a battle plan, take the high ground, and accept that there will be collateral damage.
Veterans Winning the War Against Finances
This is the second article in a two-part series about helping veterans cope and overcome financial problems. Please read Veterans Battle Against Finances first. The steps are: assess the situation, draw up a battle plan, take the high ground, and accept that there will be collateral damage.
When the world says,
When the world says, "Sh^t happens"
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