WASHINGTON, DC – March 17, 2016 – The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) (www.dvnf.org) is praising new efforts to address veteran suicide prevention by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). An average of 22 veterans commit suicide each day, and DVNF urges that continued attention and awareness be paid to this major problem. Read more >>
Disabled Veterans National Foundation Sends Shipment of Needed Items to Albany Veterans Organization
WASHINGTON, DC – March 3, 2016 – The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) (www.dvnf.org) is announcing the shipment of around $125,000 worth of requested items to the Veterans Miracle Center (VMC), based in Albany, NY.
The VMC, opened in early 2015 by the aid organization, Jezreel International, is a free “store” for veterans to secure many essential items they need but often struggle to afford. Read more >>
WASHINGTON, DC – December 15, 2015 – The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) (www.dvnf.org), recently helped to give a “Free PX” to wounded veterans recovering at the San Antonio Military Medical Center, as well as their families.
As part of the organization’s most recent grant cycle, one of the grant recipient organizations was Operation Military Embrace (OME), of OME’s four major programs that DVNF’s grant funding supported, the holiday PX (the military term for “post exchange”) was one particular program that would benefit. Read more >>
Disabled Veterans National Foundation Recognizes Importance of Veterans Day, Urges More Focus on Homeless Veterans
WASHINGTON, DC – November 5, 2015 – The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) (www.dvnf.org), in advance of Veterans Day on November 11th, is urging greater focus on homeless veterans.
The organization seeks to remind Americans that each night, around 50,000 veterans find themselves without a home. Read more >>
WASHINGTON, DC – September 17, 2015 – The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) (www.dvnf.org) announced today that it has selected 20 organizations to receive grant funding that will enhance their current programs or to launch new initiatives that will expand services for disabled and at-risk veterans. Read more >>
Disabled Veterans National Foundation Makes Major Contribution to Yuba Sutter Stand Down Event for Homeless and At-Risk Veterans
WASHINGTON, DC –August 12, 2015 – The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (www.dvnf.org) announced today that it will contribute clothing and other essentials worth more than $200,000 to the Marysville, CA event for homeless and at-risk veterans.
The event – known as a “Stand Down,” after the break that American troops are allowed at times during combat – is sponsored by the Yuba Sutter Veterans Stand Down and will occur at Riverfront Park on Bizz Johnson Drive, beginning Thursday, August 20, and will conclude on Saturday, August 20. Read more >>
On Thursday, June 25th, DVNF hosted a luncheon in honor of the 12 outstanding organizations that were approved for a grant in our spring cycle of funding.
In total, $229,000 was given in this cycle to support very different, but unique programs these organizations offer. Read more >>
As a national non-profit foundation, one of DVNF’s primary goals is to help like-minded organizations to secure adequate financial support for their unique programs that strengthen and assist veterans in need. We strive to equip those non-profits with the service delivery tools needed to help veterans transition from active duty to civilian life. Read more >>
It brings me great pleasure to announce that because of the outpouring of support from friends like you, DVNF has reached the $50,000 goal for our service dog initiative!
Now, veterans with physical and emotional wounds will have a chance at a better life. Read more >>
Life as a homeless veteran is undoubtedly difficult. There are many ways a veteran can become homeless, and fortunately, prevention has become a major focus of the VA and community organizations around the country.
But for those who are already homeless, it can be a long road back into society. Read more >>