Last week our Mankato Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) team was honored to selected at the Peoples Choices and recipient of $1,000 donation from Thrivent Financial. The Impact Celebration was held at the Mankato Civic Center on Sept. 17th by the Thrivent Member Network-Two Rivers Region. The event featured local nonprofit organizations and a […]
“When you’re in the military it’s pretty much a set schedule,” Bradley Legrid with the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans said.
The Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans program administrator says addressing veteran suicide starts with prevention and understanding the challenges of life after war.
The North Central Chapter recently supported the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans by collecting and delivering move-in kits to veterans and their families. The Chapter and the PLUS Foundation donated move-in kits with household items, and volunteers from the Chapter delivered and organized the kits. These kits will help five veterans get settled into new […]
Governor Tim Walz holds landlord summit at Uptown VFW Governor Tim Walz told Minnesota landlords today that if they are “…willing to commit to housing homeless Veterans, the state will commit support to them”. Watch this video to see Gov. Walz commitment to ending Veteran homelessness. WCCO Video. Minnesota Housing Commissioner Jennifer Leimaile Ho said […]
“We help homeless veterans and veterans at risk by case managing them through their crisis,” explained Southern Regional Leader Sadie Rezac. “Helping them with temporary financial assistance, getting them employment resources if they need it and then also connecting them to local resources.”
American Heroes Outdoors Television is a documentation of journey, commitment, struggle and healing. Our program is a tribute to this nation’s service men and women. Their stories are compelling and real. After witnessing the dangers and horror of combat, the outdoors for many veteran military personnel is a therapy. No veteran chooses to be homeless, […]
Neal Loidolt: Ending veteran homelessness is possible — and the lessons we learn will have broad application. If we can’t solve veteran homelessness, we will never be able to solve the greater societal problem of homelessness. The Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans is changing the conversation about veteran homelessness in Minnesota. Our approach: Let’s ask […]
Groups Declare End to Veteran Homelessness in NE Minnesota https://www.wdio.com/news/veteran-homelessness-northeast-coc-/5184822/ The Northeast Minnesota Continuum of Care(CoC), a local organization that works towards ending homelessness, announced Wednesday that they cleared their waiting list for housing homeless veterans in six counties and three Indian reservations. The counties that have ended veteran homeless are Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, […]
Veterans Tribute Bell Contains Dozens Of Deeply Personal Military Items MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Chief Petty Officer Alan Dix retired from the Navy, but he’s still dedicated to serving those who serve our country. As chair of the Minnesota Veterans Team Members Network for Wells Fargo, he helped make the idea of a tribute bell a reality. […]