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VA, United Way, DoorDash deliver food, supplies to Veterans experiencing food insecurity

COVID-19 forced most food shelters to switch to drive-thru service, making it difficult for Veterans facing food insecurity to receive the food they need.

By |December 21st, 2020|Top Stories, VSO / Partners|Comments Off on VA, United Way, DoorDash deliver food, supplies to Veterans experiencing food insecurity

Veggies-for-Veterans provides healthy food options for Veterans and community partners

Phoenix area Veterans receive sacks full of fresh produce thanks to community sponsors, volunteers and VA staff. Veggies for Veterans is held five times a year to offer healthy food choices for Veterans.

By |July 9th, 2021|Health, Nutrition|4 Comments

Partnerships help Veterans with housing, jobs, food on the table

VA has unique partnerships that help Veterans, their families, caregivers and survivors. They are managed by VHA’s Office of Community Engagement (OCE). Read about the great work they do.

By |September 14th, 2020|Health|Comments Off on Partnerships help Veterans with housing, jobs, food on the table

Shreveport VA homeless program delivers camaraderie and food

The Healthcare for Homeless Veterans program at Shreveport VA provides more than just housing or shelter to Veterans experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. Hardship comes in many forms.

By |August 19th, 2020|Health|Comments Off on Shreveport VA homeless program delivers camaraderie and food

Texas VA partners with local Food Bank to fight hunger

 McALLEN, Texas — More than 250 vehicles drove through a parking lot with boxes and pallets of produce as the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) partnered with VA Texas Valley Costal Bend Health Care System (VCB) to fight hunger among Veterans and their families by hosting a free produce distribution drive-thru on December 12, 2018, at the McAllen VA Outpatient Clinic (MOPC) [...]

By |December 17th, 2018|Nutrition, Veterans Homelessness|Comments Off on Texas VA partners with local Food Bank to fight hunger

VA to host events across the country to reach homeless and at-risk Veterans

This year, Veterans Day also marks the first day of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, an annual initiative to educate the public on how they can help fix the critical but solvable problems of homelessness and food insecurity.

By |November 9th, 2017|News Releases, Veterans Homelessness|1 Comment
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