Ten US military veterans, all formerly homeless, have graduated from a job training program during ceremonies at a center city Philadelphia hotel.
Work is still underway at the Hardy Williams Veterans Center. Construction is expected to be completed in January.
Homelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.
Hundreds of homeless veterans took advantage of the services provided at this year’s “Stand Down” event Friday at the National Guard Armory in Cherry Hill.
In celebration of its 25th anniversary, Philadelphia non-profit Project Home launched a video and photo exhibit that highlights experiences and life altering events of homeless veterans.
Project HOME, this week, will open an exhibit of photographs and a video telling the stories of homeless veterans.
The Philadelphia Veterans Comfort House is a nonprofit agency near 41st and Baltimore that provides meals, shelter, and support to military veterans in need, all year round.
The $4-million facility is attached to the Volunteers of America offices on Atlantic Avenue in Camden, and will provide much-needed support to homeless veterans.
There was a festive, Thanksgiving mood on the Battleship New Jersey Thursday.
On Thursday, those who have served are being served.
About 100 people marched through center city Philadelphia on Wednesday to call attention to the problem of homelessness, especially among veterans.
It’s barely six months from yesterday’s groundbreaking to the expected September opening of a transitional facility for homeless veterans in Camden.
Troy Yokum has been on the road for over a year now. He has hiked through the desert, across the mountains, and over thousands of miles of highway, all in effort to raise funds for his fellow war veterans.