325 B Street


Fayetteville, NC  28301

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The Dollar Challenge



Help us fight homelessness in our community


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The Women of Valor Friendship Tea



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You are invited to The Women of Valor Networking Friendship Tea

January 8, 2016

  6 pm - 9pm

Speaker: Pamela Jacobs

CEO, Pamela Jacobs Consulting

Location:  Veterans Empowering Veterans

325 B Street

Fayetteville, NC  28301

Donation:  $10.00

 

 

for more information call Renee' at 910-237-4257

 

 

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Winter Wonderland 2016


 

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Purpose: to raise funds to assist the homeless veterans in our community

 

VEV Presents....

The Annual Winter Wonderland Ball Fundraiser

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January 15, 2016

6 pm - 12 am

Location:  Cape Fear Botanical Gardens

536 N. Eastern Blvd

Fayetteville, NC  28301

Guest Speaker:  MG(ret.) Rodney O. Anderson

Tickets:  $45/person

$50 at the door

 


RSVP by January 4, 2016

to Renee' Elder

910-237-4257



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Veterans Empowering Veterans "Are You Your Brother's Keeper"
Welcome to VEV

"Are You Your Brother's Keeper"




Combined Federal Campaign




Mission Statement

  Mission Statement:

To create a community for homeless veterans  that will assist them to successfully transition back into civilian society thru training and self empowerment skills.











What is a Veteran?

Homeless Veterans 




What is a Veteran?


A Veteran-- Whether active duty, discharged, retired, reserve or national guard is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America" for an amount up to, and including his/her life..



What's happening at VEV?

Summer Hours of Operations:


Monday

Closed


Tuesday

9 am - 3 pm


Wednesday

9 am - 3 pm


Thursday

9 am - 3 pm


Friday

9 am - 3 pm


Saturday & Sunday

Closed





Status of Veteran Homelessness

Fighting in a war can be a harrowing and humbling experience for many, but imagine coming back and not having or being able to find a home.  More than one million veterans are at risk of becoming homeless, while tens of thousands of former servicemembers are already living without shelter, according to the Center For American Progress. In fact, one in seven homeless people previously served in the military, a December 2011 report found, and much of the other data surrounding homeless veterans are equally worrisome. The issue of veteran homelessness is becoming increasingly important as defense spending cuts limiting vital benefits for veterans will automatically take effect in 2013, if Congress doesn't take action, according to the Center For American Progress.

As the future of the veteran support systems hangs in the balance, a recent report found that, compared with other homeless people, veterans face even greater adversity. Former service members are 11 percent more likely to develop a life-threatening disease while living without shelter compared to their non-veteran counterparts.


Statictics from the 2011 National Point-in-Time released by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development show a grime picture for North Carolina as well as the rest of the nation.  Comparison between the 2010 and 2011 survey does not show any improvement in our efforts to eradicate this problem.




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Rotary Club Presentation

Our CEO and Founder also made a presentation for support to the Clayton Rotary Club.  Take a look at her in action:




Veterans Homeless Stand Down, Fayetteville 2013

Our CEO and Founder on the job at the Veterans Homeless Stand Down in Fayetteville Sep 2013:






Homelessness in Fayetteville




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