Honor Veterans on Memorial Day

We look forward to Memorial Day as a three-day weekend that kicks off summer. Most of us enjoy days off work filled with sunshine, barbeques, and outdoor activities. When we pause, we remember it’s about more. It’s really a holiday about honoring men and women who gave their lives for the freedoms we enjoy. I’m … Continue reading Honor Veterans on Memorial Day

THE MANY FACES OF HOMELESSNESS: HOW YOU CAN HELP

Knowing how to help a homeless person can sometimes feel difficult, confusing and overwhelming. The dollar you give might be used to buy drugs or alcohol. Even offering food can be a problem – imagine handing an apple to a homeless man and then discovering he has no teeth. Just as there are many reasons … Continue reading THE MANY FACES OF HOMELESSNESS: HOW YOU CAN HELP

Helping Veterans of a New Generation

image source Growing up, I confess that Memorial Day didn't have much of an impact on me. I didn't personally know any veterans and didn't fully understand the sacrifices made by those in the armed services. Then came September 11th. I was a sophomore in college, and suddenly we were at war. That day, as … Continue reading Helping Veterans of a New Generation

Our veterans deserve our thanks and support

According to MilitaryReporter.Net, the United States is home to more than 22 million veterans. This Memorial Day show your support, not only for our military currently fighting overseas and those that gave their lives, but also for our veterans at home as well. Their changing needs Nearly one in all 10 veterans has served in … Continue reading Our veterans deserve our thanks and support