Veterans Good News Round Up: Christmas Eve edition

Merry Christmas Eve!

I hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas if I don’t see you and remember to lookout for each other and check in on your fellow vets that may not be around people because of social distancing.

Here is your Veterans Good News Round Up:

St. Landry veterans, their families honored with Christmas wreaths: LaFayette LA:
Patricia Mason-Guillory received a surprise phone call last week that served as an early Christmas present for her and several St. Landry Parish families of deceased military veterans. Read more HERE

Hometown thanks: Superior student helps create holiday videos for veterans: Superior High School senior Aili Arnovich partnered with the American Red Cross and other students throughout the area to produce cheerful holiday videos thanking veterans for their service. More HERE

Veterans surprised with mortgage relief: New Orleans LA: It’s been a hard year. For those who have already sacrificed so much, this holiday season is looking a little brighter thanks to a local non profit who surprised some military veterans with housing relief.Read more HERE

Funding to support more local homeless veterans: Charleston SC: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded funds to support homeless veterans.

The funds will support an additional 25 formerly homeless veterans in 2021.

This award will raise the Charleston Housing Authority’s rental support to veteran families to 330.

The effective date of the award is January 1, 2021. Read more HERE

Remember-A-Vet collections are continuing through the holidays and 2021: Battle Creek MI: An annual collection which began Thanksgiving Day for a program to bring cheer to patients at the Battle Creek Veterans Affairs Medical Center continues through the holidays and the year. more HERE.


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