Homes for Heroes Offers Big Savings to U.S. Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on August 9, 2016
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Veterans often receive thanks for their service from strangers, grateful citizens who wish there was some way to show their appreciation to military members who sacrifice so much. But when a veteran could really use assistance – like the moment they are purchasing a home or if they fall on difficult financial times trying to Read More »

5 Services That Make Life Easier for a Veteran

Posted in Uncategorized on May 4, 2016
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As a member of the armed forces, you served your country with honor and sacrificed much of your own personal freedom to protect others. Now that you’re retired, injured, or both, you may wonder if society has forgotten that sacrifice. The good news is that there are numerous companies and organizations out there that want Read More »

Dogs and Veterans: 4 Great Organizations Making a Difference

Posted in Uncategorized on March 22, 2016
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Dogs and Veterans: 4 Great Organizations Making a Difference; VeteranAid.org

Man’s best friend is loyal, protective, and fun. And in recent years, dogs are doing even more for a very specific group of Americans: veterans returning from active duty, many with invisible yet often deadly scars from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Whether it is with a loveable pet or Read More »

6 Easy Ways to Honor Our Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on January 26, 2016
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6 Easy Ways to Honor a Veteran; VeteranAid.org

There are many times throughout the year that we may feel compelled to thank a veteran for his or her service. For example, Veteran’s Day and Memorial Day always attract a flurry of activity; the 4th of July is another holiday that often reminds us to consider the sacrifices of servicemen and women. So how Read More »

7 Ways to Help a Veteran During the Holidays

Posted in Uncategorized on December 17, 2015
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7 Ways to Help Veterans During the Holidays; VeteranAid.org

While the holidays for many can be a time for family, festivities, and happy memories, for veterans it can be a particularly trying time. Older veterans may be spending the holidays in a nursing home or have few family members or friends remembering them during the season. Younger veterans may be recovering from an injury Read More »

6 Great Veteran-Focused Charities to Support

Posted in Uncategorized on December 3, 2015
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6 Veteran Charities to Support; VeteranAid.org

If you’re looking for reputable, veteran-focused charities to support, a great starting place is an online watchdog organization like Charitywatch.org. This site audits charities from a wide range of interests and causes, then rates them based on criteria such as the percentage of funds raised going directly to charity, transparency of records, governance benchmarks, and Read More »