My name is Teri Ely, the Executive Director of Veterans’ Outreach. I have been blessed with being a small part of a really great experience. An older veteran I know that is in poor health was unable to use his tub for months due to a leaking problem. I was in contact with Home Depot’s Team Depot regarding
An older veteran and his wife came to our office for an appointment with Bob, our Services Director. They needed help with their rent and some other small items. While talking with Bob, one of our veteran volunteers stopped by after attending a funeral. He looked very dapper in his suit and reminded us that
Today’s Case of the Week comes from our Hartselle, AL office written by Mike Johnson, our AL event coordinator. Last week we had a Vietnam veteran stop in to see us and inquire what we did. He stated that he was laid off in 2011 and has been living in his truck all this time.
Today’s Case of the Week comes from our Sarasota, FL office written by Bob Graham. A VA caseworker from the FL East coast contacted the Sarasota office to request help for a fully disabled veteran. The caseworker has been trying to get full 100% coverage for which the vet is fully qualified but nothing works
We were contacted several weeks ago by NEOCC. They have a sanctioned veterans group of inmates that wants to help veterans. These veterans have made some poor choices in life and are now paying their debt. We applaud NEOCC for permitting these men to give something to the community. It is a win win situation
A middle-aged veteran was new in town and went to our local VA. He was referred to Veterans’ Outreach for help. He had basically been thrown out of his home in another state and came to Youngstown where he knew someone he could stay with temporarily. We helped him with food, gas, clothing, and referrals
Today’s “Case of the Week” comes from our corporate office in Liberty Township, north of Youngstown, Ohio as told by Teri Ely, Veterans’ Outreach Executive Director. This veterans’ story has been evolving for several years. He first came to us when he was diagnosed with cancer. He needed help with rent, transportation for medical appointments,
This veteran first came to our office several years ago. He was behind on a utility and seeking employment. We were able to help with the utility and referred him to a local employer that was looking for help with security. He did get a job and has been working part-time. Occasionally, he gets laid
Save-A-Lot stores ran a campaign from Thanksgiving through Christmas to help local non-profits and the local residents. Save A Lot customers in Hubbard and Middlefield purchased bags of non-perishable foods to help veterans with their holiday meals. We are so grateful to be able to participate in such a generous action by the entire community.
Today’s Case of the Week comes from our Grayson, KY office. Written by our Regional Manager, Brandon Clark. A couple weeks ago a veteran approached me to see if Veterans’ Outreach could possibly help his daughter and son-in-law who is a veteran with their electric bill. They had a past due balance of $1291.60, and