Veterans’ Outreach was contacted with a simple request, “Is it ok if we hold a food drive to benefit Veterans’ Outreach Freedom Food Pantry?” We were blessed by a school nurse Lia Byrne and her son, future Class President Dante Byrne. In just a few days, they pulled together a food drive that netted
Veterans’ Outreach recently attended a Flag Retirement Ceremony hosted by Hubbard VFW Post 6737. We brought hundreds of flags that had been given to us over the last several months for proper disposal. It was a cold and rainy evening with frequent wind gusts, but that didn’t dampen the ceremony. It was a beautiful experience;
A veteran called our office on a day that we are closed. An employee happened to be there, and answered the call.
A female veteran came to Veterans’ Outreach because she was being evicted. She was distraught and really didn’t know which way to turn. Her financial problems resulted from a job loss. We were able to talk to the landlord and pay a portion of the rent to stop the eviction. We also offered her
A veteran came to our office, only to find out that he had a dead battery. He needed to get back and forth to job sites and doctor appointments. He was pretty shook up, with concern of how he could afford a new battery, and if he would be stranded. Veterans’ Outreach we was able
Today, we would like to spotlight one of the most common requests that we encounter in our work of helping veterans. There are many veterans that have problems keeping their utilities on. The reasons vary, for example, a female veteran asked for help to get her utilities turned back on. She had experienced a lot
Today we would like to spotlight a “Case of the Week.” A caseworker came to the office and asked if we can assist a veteran with motor vehicle fines. This veteran has worked very hard to change their life. She has been able to get housing and disability, but now she is seeking a job.
Today we would like to spotlight a “Case of the Week.” A veteran that we’ve helped over the years that had numerous medical problems and operations needed to go to Georgia for an operation. He was able to pay for the airfare but needed help before the operation. We were able to pay for a hotel
Today we would like to spotlight a “Case of the Week.” A caseworker called at the end of the day and asked if we can help pay the phone bill for a homeless veteran that needed to keep in contact with the VA for his for medical and housing appointments. The caseworker thanked us after
Today, we would like to spotlight a “Case of the Week”. A veteran that had lost his job due to Covid 19 has been looking for a new job for six months. He came to our office a few days ago with the best news. He had finally been hired to a position that he