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The Science of Service Dogs

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There is little doubt of the value that service dogs offer to veterans with disabilities. These cordial animals are loyal companions, compassionate, and boast the intelligence to complement such a role.

Science does not need to lend its credibility to prove how valuable service dogs are to disabled veterans. Read more >>

DVNF Urges More Focus Be Paid to Veteran Suicide Prevention

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Recent reports have shown that the suicide rate among young male and female veterans is getting worse, while the overall suicide rate for veterans remains the same

The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (www.dvnf.org), a nonprofit veterans service organization that focuses on helping men and women who serve and return home wounded or sick after defending our safety and our freedom, is strongly urging that more attention be paid to initiatives that reach out to young veterans who may be at risk of suicide. Read more >>

New Funding Announced to Help Homeless Veterans

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New Funding Announced to Help Homeless Veterans

With New Funding Announced to Help Homeless Veterans, Disabled Veterans National Foundation Expresses Optimism on VA’s Final Push to End Homelessness Among Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced $600 million for local groups serving homeless veterans in order to meet 2015 deadline to end veterans’ homelessness

The funding is part of the VA’s Support Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) initiative. Read more >>

Thank You Message from Stand Down Administrator

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DVNF sent dozens of care kits to the Lane County Stand Down in Oregon.

Because of your steadfast support, Darryl Hastings wanted to share just how much you have meant to veterans in Oregon!

Darryl Hastings is an administrator for the Lane County Stand Down in Eugene, OR. Read more >>

WWII Hero a True Inspiration in Arizona

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Disabled Veterans National Foundation has had the honor of helping so many veterans of all walks of life over the years. And we were fortunate enough to recently receive some great news from Adult Care Services (ACS), in Prescott, Arizona.

As you may recall, Adult Care Services had their VA funding cut and many elderly veteranswere at risk of not getting the respite care they needed.  Read more >>

Thank You Message from Albany

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DVNF recently received a heart-warming message of thanks from Jezreel International, the Albany, NY organization we recently sent a shipment of clothing to for their Veterans Appreciation Day event.

Now, they are going to continue their work for veterans!

DVNF CEO, Joe VanFonda (left) with Jezreel International Warehouse Manager and Army Veteran, Lorenzo Hodges.

DVNF CEO, Joe VanFonda (left) with Jezreel International Warehouse Manager and Army Veteran, Lorenzo Hodges.

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