VETERANS ONE HAND UP is a new, start-up charity with only two donors. One of the criteria for assistance is that the help will completely resolve the problem. If the financial assistance is only going toward a tiny piece of problem or only serves to postpone the inevitable it's not the best situation to obligate … Continue reading DECLINED REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE
One way VETERANS ONE HAND UP can help a Veteran is by paying for one time vehicle repairs. While keeping up routine monthly expenses may not be a problem, coming up with the money to take care of unexpected mechanic work can be a real challenge for some Veterans, especially those who are living on … Continue reading HELPING WITH CAR REPAIRS
Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can appreciate the light (Madeleine L'Engle).
Finding purpose after leaving the military is often one of the most difficult parts of the transition. In the military, members experience a high level of communal purpose. This sense of communal purpose and belonging offered in the military is unparalleled in civilian life. As one veteran states: We are all in the same spot, […] … Continue reading Reblog: What Veterans Can Teach Us About Purpose — Social Health