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Veterans Homelessness

Are Better Days Ahead for Our Veterans?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 12.04.2015 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

Homelessness, suicide and unemployment, along with physical and mental health problems and drug and alcohol abuse issues, have continued to plague our veterans from recent wars. But there are some encouraging trends.

D.C., Chicago in Dead Heat Over Veteran Homelessness

Jean-Michel Giraud | Posted 07.06.2016 | DC
Jean-Michel Giraud

Two of the country's most politically savvy and competitive cities are now in a tight race to end veteran homelessness by the end of the year. Wishing fair winds to both teams, I'm amazed by the results being brought about by these new ways of energizing systems in homeless services.

My "Move" From Homelessness to Business Owner

Gregory Sledge | Posted 06.05.2016 | Impact
Gregory Sledge

A single day's work can be transformative for any Veteran, especially one fighting his way back from homelessness and addiction. I know this because I am a Veteran and was once in need of not only a well-paying job but a safe place to live.

Report: Vet Homelessness Dropped 33% Since 2010

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.04.2014 | Impact

The number of veterans living on the streets is on the decline -- a welcome update considering that the Department of Veterans Affairs' deadline to en...

Eleanor Goldberg

'They May Have Been Heroes' Photos Spotlight Fact That Homeless Vets Deserve Better | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.09.2014 | Impact

The VA scandal has awakened the nation to the lengthy wait times that veteran patients have had to endure for healthcare. But the failings of the vete...

For Veterans, Veterans Day is Every Day of the Year

Dorian de Wind | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

For most of us, Veterans Day is another day to celebrate and honor an occasion or event -- in this case a very special group of people. For our vete...

Election Day and Veterans Day: Time to Make the Connection

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

Behind each of these statistics is a human story. These stories and our individual veterans must not be ignored. The plight of our post-9/11 veterans is a ticking time bomb and a national tragedy.

Ghost Poop

Howard Hinterthuer | Posted 11.26.2012 | Impact
Howard Hinterthuer

If you don't know the answers before you give them your hard-earned money, you may be buying ghost poop. Here is a list of a few veterans' service organizations having a strong and honorable history of addressing veteran's homelessness and the surrounding issues.

Working Together to End Veterans Homelessness in Five Years

Nan Roman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Nan Roman

On this Veterans Day, as we unite to honor and thank our men and women who served, we must also share a deep dismay that some 100,000 of these veterans are homeless.