Home Of The Free Because Of The Brave
Veterans Relief Network supports our heroes and their families
Welcome To Veterans Relief Network
After their military service, many veterans, including their families, find that resuming a normal life is challenging and their lives are deeply affected. Not only are the affects physical and psychological but also financial. These families often do not have the financial resources to get them through these stressful periods. This is the time that VRN can step in and be of financial assistance to veterans and their families.
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Freedom Is Not Free
The American people have little understanding of the true cost of war. Our country has sent 2 million troops to Iraq, Afghanistan, and other parts of the world to support the war on terrorism. We hear much about the psychological effects of war, but are not aware of the economic factors that drive veterans and their families into poverty, homelessness, and suicide.
Joblessness among US military veterans remains higher than the civilian population. Veterans deployed overseas for prolonged periods struggle to find work because of the traumas of war as well as training that did not translate into the civilian world.
Women veterans also have a harder time finding jobs due to the same reasons: poverty, homelessness, and suicide. When female veterans are in need of health services, they find that there are fewer programs specifically designed for them and must look to other sources. Thus, having health issues also limits their ability to find employmen
Many Americans do not know that there are, on any given night, approximately 200,000 homeless veterans around the U.S. as cited by the Coalitian for the Homeless. Female veterans are twice as likely to become homeless compared with women who never have served in the military.
Female and male veterans with disabilities such as PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) and traumatic brain injuries are more likely to become homeless. Much depends on the kind of trauma they experienced during their time in the military.
Help Make a Difference
With your financial support, VRN is able to help veterans and their families in time of need. Your special donation tells us that you are also concerned about the future of our veterans and their families. You can feel confident in your donation as we are a recognized 501 (c)(3) charitable organization. Donations to VRN are tax-deductible to the extent of the law. VRN thanks you in advance for choosing to help veterans and their families.