Disabled Veterans National Foundation Announces $436,000 in Grants to 28 Organizations

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WASHINGTON, DC – April 13, 2017 – The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) (www.dvnf.org) is announcing that it will grant $436,000 in funding to 28 organizations through its Capacity Building Grants program. The Capacity Building Grants are DVNF’s way of touching the lives of veterans through organizational partners throughout the country. Each of these groups makes a difference in the lives of veterans in their respective communities in their own unique ways.  Grant recipient organizations all work to support the mental and physical wellness of veterans, but they do so in very different ways. Whether through addressing the needs of homeless veterans, training service dogs, providing outdoor recreational therapy, or anything in between, these organizations were selected because of the outstanding work they do. “DVNF is pleased to offer its financial and organizational support to help these groups expand or

Disabled Veterans National Foundation Calls Attention to Alcohol Awareness Among Veterans

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WASHINGTON, DC – April 6, 2017 – The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) (www.dvnf.org) is calling on Americans to help spread the word about alcohol awareness among veterans during the month of April. April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and this is an issue that is especially relevant to many veterans. Alcohol and PTSD often go hand-in-hand, with many veterans using it as a way to self-medicate. However, it is also worth noting that alcohol use is often ingrained in veterans before they even exit the military. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism demonstrates just how prevalent the alcohol culture is for military personnel: Frequent heavy drinking, defined as consuming five or more drinks on one or more occasions per week, occurs among a substantial proportion of U.S. military personnel and varies as a function of military demographic characteristics.

Disabled Veterans National Foundation Announces Launch of New Website

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WASHINGTON, DC – March 15, 2017 – The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) (www.dvnf.org) has announced the launch of its new website, as well as a new logo in an effort to help push the organization forward. In an effort to improve upon the organization’s image and services it provides to veterans, it was determined that it was time for a new look. Since 2017 will mark the 10 year anniversary of DVNF, the organization felt it was an opportune time to launch a new site. Visitors to the site will find a cleaner, more user-friendly website. A major goal was for veterans who are in search of information and resources to be able to access it effortlessly. In addition, the organization wanted to call more attention to the challenges veterans face while also featuring the success stories of those

Disabled Veterans National Foundation Partners with Tailored Brands to Supply Veterans with Business Attire

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WASHINGTON, DC – February 23, 2017 – The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) (www.dvnf.org) is announcing a new partnership with Tailored Brands that will send suits and other business attire to veterans in search of employment. On Saturday, February 25th, a job fair will be held in Detroit, hosted by the Detroit VA. Through a new partnership with Tailored Brands, the parent company of Joseph A. Bank, DVNF has sent a shipment of new suits to this job fair to help veterans who are transitioning from the military and into a civilian job. Veterans in search of employment will have the opportunity to pick out a suit and no cost to them. In addition, DVNF will provide these veterans with Visa gift cards to cover the cost of getting their new suit tailored, so they don’t incur any unnecessary financial

Disabled Veterans National Foundation Sends Shipment of Goods Worth Nearly $170,000 to Albany Veterans Organization

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WASHINGTON, DC – February 8, 2016 – The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) (www.dvnf.org) is announcing the shipment of around $170,000 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 select essential items they need but often struggle to afford. The VMC offers veterans anything from furniture to clothing to kitchen utensils and bedding. The organization has served over 3,600 veterans in need and continues to expand its reach. For this shipment, the VMC specifically requested DVNF Comfort Kits, jackets, other clothing, reading glasses, and toiletries from DVNF. DVNF’s shipment, valued around $170,000, was made possible through its Health & Comfort program, which has helped thousands of homeless and low-income veterans in the last couple of

Disabled Veterans National Foundation Provides $20,000 to Combat Marine Outdoors

WASHINGTON, DC – January 21, 2016 – The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) (www.dvnf.org), is announcing that it will provide a $20,000 grant to Combat Marine Outdoors (CMO). Combat Marine Outdoors is a Texas-based nonprofit organization that provides hunting, fishing, and outdoor adventures for severely wounded Marines, Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors and Navy Corpsmen. These excursions play a vital role in the rehabilitation of these American heroes. (more…)

Disabled Veterans National Foundation Approves 32 Organizations to Receive $325,00 in Grant Funding

WASHINGTON, DC – May 11, 2016 – The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) (www.dvnf.org), is announcing that it has approved 32 new organizations to receive $325,000 in grant funding through it’s Capacity Building Grants program. These organizations were selected for grant funding based off of a number of specific criteria established by DVNF. Grant funding is intended to go to like-minded organizations, whose programs aim to support the mental and/or physical health and wellbeing of veterans. (more…)

Medal of Honor Recipient Sal Giunta to Speak at ‘Comfort Our Vets’ Fundraising Gala to Benefit Michigan Veterans

Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) to Host Event on Thursday, April 14 at the Detroit Golf Club DETROIT, MICH. (MARCH 14, 2016) – The Disabled Veterans National Foundation proudly announced today it will host a fundraising gala featuring war hero, author and inspirational speaker Sal Giunta, the first living Medal of Honor recipient since the Vietnam War. The event will be held on Thursday, April 14, 2016, from 5:30 until 10 p.m. at the Detroit Golf Club, 17911 Hamilton Road, Detroit, MI 48203. The event, sponsored by xxxxx, includes dinner and a Detroit-artist auction that will benefit the more than 5,000 homeless veterans throughout Michigan. (more…)