Red, White and Blue Charity (RWBC) Receives Grant Award from Disabled Veterans National Foundation
By: Disabled Veterans National Foundation
Tracy Cunningham, Executive Director and cofounder of RWBC said, "Veterans are finally getting the help they need. After serving our country the RWBC is proud to be serving them."
Joseph VanFonda (USMC Sgt.Maj. Ret.), CEO of the Disabled Veterans National Foundation said, "We're extremely pleased to assist RWBC with this important service to our community. The program assists veterans who are currently suffering from physical and mental health challenges to have a more stable and productive life. We expect our grant to increase the number of disabled veterans who participate, and improve case management for those families most in need."
About the Disabled Veterans National Foundation:
Disabled Veterans National Foundation exists to provide critically needed support to disabled and at-risk veterans who leave the military wounded-physically or psychologically-
DVNF achieves this mission by:
• Offering direct financial support to veteran organizations that address the unique needs of veterans, and whose missions align with DVNF.
• Providing supplemental assistance to homeless and low-income veterans through the Health & Comfort program and various empowerment resources.
• Providing an online resource database that allows veterans to navigate the complex process of seeking benefits that they are entitled to because of their military service, as well as additional resources they need.
• Serving as a thought leader on critical policy issues within the veteran community and educating the public accordingly.
To learn more, go to www.dvnf.org.
About RWBC: Since 2004, RWBC has been serving homeless Veterans in Santa Clara County with comprehensive behavioral health and case management services designed to transition them into permanent housing sites. RWBC developed meaningful partnerships with Second Harvest Food Bank, Martha's Kitchen, Connie and Board Independent Living, and the City of San Jose's Parks and Recreation Neighborhood Services. RWBC provides free groceries and meals to Veterans and their families, a fitness facility to provide health and wellness recreational activities for Veterans free of charge and works with small businesses to provide employment skills training for Veterans.
The RWBC purpose is to provide community resources to children, Veterans, families and seniors. Case management services assist in accessing needed medical, educational, social, prevocational rehabilitative, and community services by linking members with different agencies that can assist in obtaining employment workshops and career development services.
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