A couple of years ago I was asked to become an advisor to Warrior2Citizen Inc., a non-profit entity that was being formed to provide needed services to assist active duty military personnel transitioning back to civilian life and/or stateside duty. At that time the Department of Veterans Affairs estimated that close to 18 Veterans per […]
Sage Foundation takes corporate philanthropy to next level with grant-making, community fundraising and mentoring programme
Sage, a market leader in cloud accounting software, today announced an ambitious new vision for its global philanthropy initiative Sage Foundation.
This week begins the Republican National Convention where factions will be shouting they are more Conservative than the others.
Fourth Annual Veterans Charity Challenge Raises More than $300K for 58 Nonprofits Across the USA Supporting Vets
VT has not vetted these organizations but we are publishing this press release anyway. We ask all who donate to do their own investigations. SAN FRANCISCO (July 8, 2016) – The fourth annual Veterans Charity Challenge has concluded with success as online donations to 58 nonprofits grew more than 66 percent over 2015. Altogether the […]
On March 9, 2008, the peaceful and non-violent “Veterans Revolution” was established to bring an end to the rampant crime, corruption and misappropriation of Veterans property at the Los Angeles VA, and to stop the abuse and inhumane treatment of our fellow Veterans who are war-injured, impoverished and forced to live homeless and hungry at skid row or in back-alley squalor.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will have to look at whether its suicide prevention programs are meeting female veterans’ needs under a California-led bill that passed the House on Tuesday afternoon.
The white-collar crime and corruption at the Los Angeles VA is out-of-control and so is police brutality as last Sunday, June 12, VA cop M. Perez (Badge #2140) delivered a pain-inflicted, mobster-style message to Old Veterans Guard members (me specifically) who take photos of their illegal activity of issuing falsified criminal arrests citations when we proudly display the American Flag in honor of the men and women who have defended our Nation’s Colors for more than two centuries.
As a law-abiding 74-year American citizen, I have never been put in handcuffs until yesterday and it was carried out under your orders and done illegally and forcefully on your behalf by a bullying coward — VA policeman M. Perez (Badge #2140). He is unworthy of any rank or merit.
Veterans can skip unnecessary credit card fees by using the federal government shopping program powered by PayCheck Direct.
Take a few moments today and watch this shocking documentation of how many of our veterans have been used by the Military Industrial Complex for the past 100 years ~ and remember this video when you hear “Support the Troops”.
Yes, enough of the corrupted U.S. Attorneys’ Office in Los Angeles with their malicious and falsified prosecution against the American Flag of the United States and elderly U.S. Military Veterans who display It in honor of the men and women who have defended our Nation’s Colors for nearly two-and-a-half centuries.
On Monday, May 30, 2016, more than 2,000 runners and walkers of all ages will honor the soldiers and veterans in their lives at the 6th Annual New Directions for Veterans Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk.
At first glance, the National Vietnam Veterans Foundation is a roaring success. According to its tax filings, the charity has received more than $29 million in donations from generous Americans from 2010 to 2014 for what it calls on its website “aiding, supporting and benefiting America’s veterans and their families.”
Greg Andre is hurting. His niece just passed away and due to his health and financial situation he will not be able to travel to attend the funeral. He can’t even afford to send flowers.
Veterans are still waiting to see a doctor. Two years ago, vets were waiting a long time for care at Veterans Affairs clinics.
Two years ago, vets were waiting a long time for care at Veterans Affairs clinics across the country. At one facility in Phoenix, for example, veterans waited an average of 115 days for an appointment.
Two Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) employees were named finalists for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America medal, also known as the Sammies.
Two veterans are building unique shelters in Kansas City to help homeless veterans.
With warm weather here to stay and summer just around the corner, make your backyard the go-to place this season.
__________ 30 April, 2015, Catherine Cullen, CBC News Veterans advocate says let doctors decide on medical marijuana Veterans Affairs and Canadian military differ over the use of prescription pot As the federal government tries to come up with a pot policy for military veterans, one medical marijuana user has some advice: don’t limit how much prescription […]
In a strip mall on a dusty street, a group of U.S. military veterans gather. Like any group of old soldiers, they joke, swap stories and keep each others’ spirits up. But they aren’t in Texas or California.
“Iowa is killing younger vets through admissions policies at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown, and what they are doing may be illegal under federal law” says Bob Krause, president of the Veterans National Recovery Center (VNRC), a veterans advocacy and education charity based in Fairfield, Iowa.
Purple Heart recipient helps fellow veterans heal through creative writing in Oklahoma pilot program
Bill O’Pecko titled his story “Just Another Occurrence on the Sahara,” but what was ordinary during in the North African campaign of World War II now would be considered anything but commonplace.
On 15 April 2016 the web site “Ending the Fed” (ETF News) published a “breaking” news item reporting that President Obama had taken $2.6 billion from veterans’ programs and allocated it to assist Syrian refugees:
Agencies are hiring more veterans to the federal workforce than ever before. But veterans and agency managers say they’re confused by veterans preference regulations, because they’re too complex and ambiguous.
Aims Community College students trying to raise awareness about military veteran suicide created a new fundraiser April 22 based on the number 22.
A coalition of local organizations and businesses is working to ensure that the fourth annual North Florida Homeless Veterans Stand Down will make a difference in the lives of homeless veterans.
While the waiting periods for treatment at Veterans Administration facilities aren’t as godawful as they were at one point, that doesn’t make them good.
Twenty more of New Orleans’ homeless military veterans now have a place to call home.
White House officials are pushing Congress to overhaul the appeals process for veterans benefits claims this year, noting the shrinking legislative window and calling the system a disaster.