Supporting Veterans From All Walks Of Life
COMPASSIONATELY CONNECTED FOR VETERANS INC. is a nonprofit organization that holds dearly to four principals Compassion, Commitment, Caring and Comfort. While providing support, resources, and community building to 𝐀𝐋𝐋 veterans and their families. We support Veterans from 𝐀𝐋𝐋 walks of life. Including, disabled Veterans within rehabilitation facilities, and Incarnated past or present Veterans.
FUN FACTS ABOUT VETERANS
Richard Arvin Overton was the oldest verified surviving U.S. Veteran. His life span was May 11, 1906 – December 27, 2018. He was an American supercentenarian who at the age of 112 years. Surviving in the U.S. World War II veteran and oldest man in the United States. He served in the United States Army. In 2013, he was honored by President Barack Obama.
18.2 million living veterans served during at least one war as of 2018.
9 percent of veterans are women.
7 million veterans served during the Vietnam War.
3 million veterans have served in support of the War on Terrorism.
Every Veterans Day and Memorial Day, Arlington National Cemetery holds an annual memorial service. The cemetery is home to the graves of over 400,000 people, most of whom served in the military
Quotes FROM VETERANS
“Never was so much owed by so many to so few.”
“America without her soldiers would be like God without his angels.”
“There is nothing nobler than risking your life for your country.”
𝗠𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝗮 𝗗𝗶𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲!
There are many ways to get involved in helping our program including: donating to St. Francis House, participate in our holiday gift drive, celebrate Veterans on Veterans Day, Cookies with a Cause, providing care packages for our homeless Veterans monthly, individual toiletries for Veterans and their dependents in need… including wipes, pampers and other needs for infants/children. Volunteer opportunities are available to anyone in the community.
We value our Veteran community and are open to partnering with local organizations to help meet the needs of our families. We are currently looking to partner with local food banks, as many of our families struggle with food insecurity. If your organization could help us with this or if you have an idea for a different type of partnership with us, please contact Karen Mothershed at firstname.lastname@example.org
In order to volunteer you will need to complete the following:
TB Test (from your physician).
If applicable to your volunteer position, we will run a criminal background check and sex offender registry check.