Press Release: Leidos Donates $5,000 to NVHS Warm Full Safe Campaign

December 12, 2023 Contact: National Veterans Homeless Support Phone 321-208-7562 Press Release For Immediate release Leidos Donates $5,000 to NVHS to Support Homeless and At-Risk Veterans in Brevard County (MELBOURNE, Fla.) – Leidos, a FORTUNE® 500 science and technology leader, recently donated $5,000 to the National Veterans Homeless Support (NVHS). The donation will support NVHS programs that help prevent and eliminate homelessness among veterans living in Central Florida. The campaign helps the organization keep veterans in Brevard “Warm, Full and Safe” all year round through its outreach program. In addition, [...]

December 18th, 2023|

Telehealth and Virtual Support Services for Veterans

Telehealth and Virtual Support Services for Veterans In recent years, the advent of telehealth and virtual support services has drastically transformed the healthcare landscape, offering a beacon of hope and convenience to many, including veterans. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Telehealth Services has notably expanded its telehealth services to ensure veterans receive timely and efficient healthcare, irrespective of their geographical location. This shift toward digital healthcare has not only been a boon in terms of accessibility but has also led to substantial cost savings. Telehealth: Bridging the Geographical [...]

December 6th, 2023|

The Role of Nutrition and Exercise in Supporting Veterans’ Mental and Physical Health

The Role of Nutrition and Exercise in Supporting Veterans' Mental and Physical Health The transition from military to civilian life can pose numerous challenges for veterans. Among these challenges, maintaining optimal mental and physical health is paramount. In this quest, the twin pillars of nutrition and exercise emerge as potent allies. This article explains how nutrition and veteran life are intertwined and how a regular exercise regimen can significantly impact the well-being of our veterans. Nutrition for Veterans: A Cornerstone for Health Nutrition plays a quintessential role in supporting both [...]

December 6th, 2023|

Press Release: 15th Annual Warm Full Safe Campaign to Prevent Homelessness for Veterans in Brevard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NVHS Launches 15th Annual Warm Full Safe Campaign to Prevent Homelessness for Veterans in Brevard Brevard County, FL, November 25, 2023 - National Veterans Homeless Support (NVHS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating homelessness among veterans, announced today the launch of its 15th Warm Full Safe campaign, an annual end of year fundraising campaign to raise funds not just for Christmas, but for its ongoing mission of preventing homelessness for veterans all year long. The Warm Full Safe campaign began with a simple idea: to give homeless [...]

November 27th, 2023|

6th Annual Homestretch 5K Recap

Pictures Here We are thrilled to share the success of our 6th Annual Homestretch 5K for Brevard’s At-Risk and Homeless Veterans, which took place on November 12, 2023 in Eau Gallie Square. This fun and meaningful event attracted 331 runners who showed their support for our mission to eliminate homelessness among veterans in Central Florida. We are grateful to our generous sponsors who made this event possible. We would like to thank our Gold Sponsors: Pineapples in the Eau Gallie Art District, who provided free breakfast buffet for the veterans [...]

November 15th, 2023|

Veterans and Entrepreneurship

Veterans and Entrepreneurship In the modern economy, the journey from military service to entrepreneurship is a road well-traveled. This path is not only empowering for veteran entrepreneurs but also considerably beneficial to the communities they serve. The unique set of skills and experiences that veterans bring to the entrepreneurial table set them apart in the bustling market. This article delves into the nuances of this relationship and the resources — like free veteran entrepreneur workshops — that facilitate this transition. Military Discipline: A Keystone for Entrepreneurship Veterans often have a [...]

November 3rd, 2023|

The Power of Peer Support for Veterans

The Power of Peer Support for Veterans In recent years, the concept of peer support has emerged as a cornerstone in the holistic care of veterans. At its core, peer support entails individuals sharing common experiences and providing emotional, social, and practical assistance to each other. This organic, empathetic connection cultivates a unique support network that significantly impacts the healing journey of veterans. Understanding Peer Support Dynamics Being a veteran peer support specialist is about more than just shared military experience. It’s about fostering a safe environment where veterans can [...]

November 3rd, 2023|

Press Release 8th Annual Dinner Veteran Advocate of the Year

Press Release For Immediate Release   Former Army Capt. Donn Weaver, a tireless trooper for veterans causes, was named the National Veterans Homeless Support’s Veteran Advocate of the Year. Weaver, who has served in many veterans’ organizations and causes on the Space Coast, was honored during the NVHS 8th Annual Rescuing Veterans Lost in America Dinner. The event, Oct. 6 was co-hosted by Brevard County Constitutional Officers – Property Appraiser Dana Blickley, Supervisor of Elections Tim Bobanic, Tax Collector Lisa Cullen, Clerk of Courts Rachel Sadoff, Sheriff Wayne Ivey, State [...]

October 16th, 2023|

Understanding the Significance of National Military Family Month

Understanding the Significance of National Military Family Month November is a month of gratitude and reflection, and it holds a special place in the hearts of many Americans. It is the month when we celebrate National Military Family Month — also referred to as Military Family Appreciation Month — which also intersects with National Veterans and Military Families Month. It is a time to honor and appreciate the sacrifices made by military families. This article delves into what National Military Family Month is, its importance, and how it intersects with [...]

October 6th, 2023|

How to Advocate for Veterans’ Rights at the Local, State, and Federal Level

How to Advocate for Veterans' Rights at the Local, State, and Federal Level Advocacy for veterans' rights is a critical endeavor that requires collective action at various governmental levels. From veteran employment rights — also known as protected veteran rights — to civil rights, the scope is vast and the need is urgent. This comprehensive guide aims to equip you with the tools and knowledge to become an effective veteran advocate. Understanding Veterans' Rights Issues Before diving into advocacy, it's crucial to understand the range of veterans' rights issues that [...]

October 6th, 2023|

Coping With Moral Injury: A Guide for Veterans and Their Families

Coping With Moral Injury: A Guide for Veterans and Their Families Moral injury is a critical issue affecting numerous veterans and their families worldwide. But what exactly is moral injury, and how does it differ from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? More importantly, what are the effective strategies for treating moral injury? We’ll discuss all this and more in this article. Understanding Moral Injury Moral injury encompasses a deep psychological distress resulting from actions or lack thereof, which contradict a person's ethical or moral code. This distress is often tied to [...]

September 7th, 2023|

Veterans and Higher Education: Navigating the GI Bill and Other Benefits

Veterans and Higher Education: Navigating the GI Bill and Other Benefits As an integral part of our society, veterans hold a special place in our communities. One key area where we can ensure their success is in higher education. However, veterans and higher education can often be a complex matter, especially considering the unique needs and experiences of these individuals. This article will explore the challenges and opportunities of student veterans and servicemembers in higher education, as well as some of the best practices for veterans in higher education. Understanding [...]

September 7th, 2023|
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