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Tag Archives: Homeless veterans

We Can Beat Phoenix in Ending Veteran Homelessness

You might be wondering what I was doing at boot camp last week. Well, let me just say that this was a very special kind of boot camp. The Rapid … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Friendship Place Awarded $2 Million Grant from Department of Veterans Affairs to Help End Veteran Homelessness in the DC Metro Area

Washington, DC — As part of a nationwide effort to end homelessness among Veterans, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs awarded Friendship Place $2 million to expand the organization’s acclaimed … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Independence from Homelessness: A Veteran’s Story

“If I survived, they can as well.” As I recently read through an email from Shelley Gilbert, this statement struck a chord with me. “I become stronger as a person, … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Huertas Family: A Veterans First Success Story

As Secretary Eric Shinseki of the US Department of Veterans Affairs  recently remarked, “No one who has served this Nation as a Veteran should ever be living on the street.” … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

An Intern’s Notes: Part 9

Sadly, this is the last day of my internship here at Friendship Place. I could go on and on about what an amazing experience it has been, but that would … Continue reading

August 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

An Intern’s Notes: Part 8

During my internship I have learned a lot about how and why veterans become homeless. I have also learned that there is not a lot being done in the way … Continue reading

August 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

An Intern’s Notes: Part 7

Next week is my last week here at Friendship Place. This has been an amazing learning experience for me; I came here with very little knowledge about homelessness and almost … Continue reading

August 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

No Wrong Door

The latest No Wrong Door training coordinated by Geoff Millard took place at the Community Resource and Referral Center (CRRC) last week on Thursday. The idea of No Wrong Door … Continue reading

July 30, 2012 · 2 Comments

An Intern’s Notes: Part 2

We’re kind of a big deal, aren’t we? I realized this as I went into my second week as an intern here at Friendship Place. Before arriving, I had no … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · 2 Comments

An Intern’s Notes: Part 1

Hi I’m Taylor Southall, and I am a summer AmeriCorps VISTA intern at Friendship Place. I will be here for ten weeks working on homeless veteran issues, mainly with the … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

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