My husband, a Marine, has been deployed four times. Each deployment has come with its own rewards and difficulties, but one constant has been the challenge of where to turn for resources for myself or to help a friend.
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.
In our interconnected world, all of us, individuals and organizations, public and private, can no longer be fixed on "I." We all have to learn to play well with others and collaborate substantively in the proverbial sandbox.
The risk factors that lead to homelessness are universal. Job loss, health problems: these can affect anyone. But they can be particularly acute for veterans who have made sacrifices in order to fulfill their military duties.