Chris Gardner: Veterans should never be homeless in America

Christopher “Chris” Gardner's journey from homeless to becoming a successful stockbroker, entrepreneur, and philanthropist was told in the autobiography and movie "The Pursuit of Happyness." He is attending VA homeless Veteran stand downs across the United States to encourage volunteerism and highlight the important role all Americans must play in preventing and ending Veteran homelessness. At his first Stand Down at Chicago's Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Gardner talked about his life, military service and the importance of helping Veterans transition to civilian life. Read more [...]

Stand Down for Women Vets 2014

NATIONAL WOMEN VETERANS UNITED PRE-VETERAN’S DAY STAND DOWN 2014 FOR WOMEN VETERANS Saturday, October 25, 2014 9:00 am —3:00 pm Jesse Brown VA 820 S. Damen Ave. 2nd Floor Chicago, IL ◾Continental Breakfast & Lunch ◾New & Gently Used Clothing & More... ◾Resources & Health Vendors ◾Free Raffles: Winner Must Be Present to Win! ◾Special Drawing: (1) Kindle Tablet Fire (1) Flat Screen TV RSVP Required (312) 458—9130 Download Flyer Read more [...]

Stand Down For Women Veterans October 26 2013

National Women Veterans United Montford Point Marine Association SAVE THE DATE & DONATE! Contact: (312) 458-9130 - To donate, volunteer, participate as a resource vendor or register as a veteran. Pre- Veteran’s Day Stand Down For Women Veterans Saturday, October 26, 2013 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Event Location: MONTFORD POINT MARINE ASSOC. 7011 S. Vincennes Ave Chicago, IL Resources, Raffles, Clothes, Food etc. FREE! FREE! NEED: New and clean gently used clothes, shoes, belts, purses, Read more [...]