Pub crawl in downtown Cocoa Beach supports homeless veterans

A pub crawl in downtown Cocoa Beach will benefit and support homeless veterans in the area BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A pub crawl in downtown Cocoa Beach on Saturday will benefit and support homeless veterans in the area. The first annual Pub Crawl for Homeless Veterans will run from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. There…

Charity Game in Sartell Raises $24K for Wounded Veterans

More than $24,000 was raised for wounded veterans during a charity hockey game in Central Minnesota. The Warriors Hockey Showcase was held on January 15th at Bernick’s Arena/Scheels Athletic Complex in Sartell. The game featured the Minnesota Warriors taking on Blattner Company’s team in front of more than 400 fans. The money was raised through free-will offerings…

Cornhole tournament raises $4,500 for homeless veterans

Home for the Braves hosted a cornhole tournament on Saturday night, raising around $4,500 for veterans. BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) – Home for the Braves hosted a cornhole tournament on Saturday night, raising around $4,500 for homeless veterans. Home for the Braves is a non-profit dedicated to providing housing and services for veterans who are facing…

One man’s lonely journey through California’s plan to end homelessness

What happens when a chronically homeless veteran gets a chance at permanent supportive housing in Los Angeles. y the lone tent under the cement overpass, just visible from the Hollywood Freeway, Fernando Maya waited with several backpacks stuffed with clothes, electronics and food. Once a constant roar of traffic below his makeshift home, the freeway…

Homeless veteran pedals to raise funds for vets pets group

  Homeless veteran Harold Palmquist says he’s confident he’ll rejoin the workforce one day. For now, he is happy with his life, bicycling across the country with his canine pal, Daisy, and raising money for the veterans organization that helped the traveling duo. Palmquist, 48, passed through Elizabeth City on Saturday and stopped at Mariners’…

Backpacks with necessities helping homeless vets

For the past four months, volunteers at the Havasu Community Health Foundation have been covertly dispersing backpacks around town that are filled with bottled waters, shampoos and packaged tarps, among other items. The purpose of the organization’s backpack project is to supply homeless veterans with the supplies they need to survive Lake Havasu City’s harsh…

Cub Scouts collect nearly 600 sleeping bags for homeless vets

These Valley kids are learning at an early age that social activism is a noble endeavor. And as a result, their efforts made these cold winter nights a little warmer for nearly 600 homeless veterans of our region. Steven Rude, the Den 6 Leader and his Cub Scouts of Pack 333 in Calabasas, began waging…