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This Week In History
September 15, 1935 - In Berlin, the Reich under Adolf Hitler adopted The Nuremberg Laws which deprived German Jews of their citizenship, made the swastika the official symbol of Nazi Germany and established gradations of “Jewishness.”
September 16, 1620-The Mayflower sails from Plymouth, England, bound for the New World with 102 passengers. The ship was headed for Virginia, where the colonists–half religious dissenters and half entrepreneurs–had been authorized to settle by the British crown.
September 17, 1787- The Constitution of the United States of America is signed by 38 of 41 delegates present at the conclusion of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.
September 18, 1885- The Statue of Liberty, a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States, arrives in New York City’s harbor.
September 19, 1881 - Eighty days after a failed office seeker shot him in Washington, D.C., President James A. Garfield dies of complications from his wounds.
September 20, 1917 - The 26th “Yankee” Division (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) becomes the first American division to arrive in Europe during World War I.
September 21, 1951 - Operation SUMMIT, the first helicopter landing of a combat unit in history, took place.
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We provide financial assistance for a variety of needs determined through assessment interviews. Needs that we address include but are not limited to: shelter for homeless vets, rent, utility payments for terminated or near-termination accounts, auto repair, clothing, insurances, relocation, glasses, and lay counseling. We maintain an “Outreach Program” for individuals who can not meet mainstream society work demands due to mental, emotional, or physical problems. This program serves a tri-fold purpose. It enables a veteran to earn much needed wages while going through personal issues that prohibit a mainstream position. This program brings awareness to the public of our charitable mission and services, and it is a source of fundraising.
We work with other organizations and agencies that provide aid to veterans in need in order to reach the most beneficial arrangement for each veteran. We make and receive referrals from several VA offices, Catholic Charities, Salvation Army, Goodwill, Rescue Missions, and other local agencies. Here is an illustration of how we network. The VA Clinic might refer a homeless veteran to us for temporary shelter while they prepare a slot at a rehabilitation center or hospital.
We have been involved with the National WWII Memorial in Arlington, Virginia since it was only an idea. Through our Outreach Program, we register WWII veterans, living or deceased for the Registry of Remembrances. It is a computer database listing those who served and a short overview of their time, as well as a photo if submitted.
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