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2017 VETERAN'S OUTREACH

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Veterans Served:

  • 7,734- Number of Veterans/Individuals (Includes Veterans and Family Members/Guests) visiting the Freedom Foundation's Veteran's Center

Food Pantry:

  • 31,886- Pounds of Food and Personal Care Items Provided to Veterans
  • 1657- Number of Veterans served in the Food Pantry

Meals Provided:

  • 2,516- Number of Veteran Meals served at the "Thursday Veteran's Weekly Lunch Program"
  • 12- Number of Veterans receiving Food Pantry deliveries who are "Shut-Ins" with PTSD/Disabled or Sick

Volunteer Hours:

  • 4,786- Number of Volunteer Hours Donated

Transportation:

  • 1,619- Number of Bus Tickets/Rides provided to Veterans
  • 27- Number of Veterans receiving Emergency Transportation Assistance Funds
  • 8- Number of Veterans receiving Auto related Assistance Funds
  • 14- Number of Veterans receiving Emergency Medical Assistance Funds

Clothing Distribution:

  • 516- Number of Clothing Items provided to Veterans

Housing:

  • 49- Number of Veterans saved from Immediate Tenant Eviction with Emergency Rental Assistance Funds
  • 30- Number of Veterans receiving Emergency Utility Assistance Funds
  • 2- Number of Veterans receiving Emergency Mortgage Assistance Funds to avoid Home Foreclosure
  • 3- Number of Veterans receiving Emergency Home Repair Assistance Funds
  • 426- Number of Household Items provided to Veterans upon Veteran receiving Housing Placement Services
  • 9- Number of "Nights of Lodging at a Local Motel" for a Female Veteran and her Service Animal
  • 40- Number of Veterans and Family Members receiving Housing & Shelter Services
  • 31- Number of Motel Rooms provided to Veterans and Family Members receiving Housing & Shelter Services
  • 204- Number of days Veterans and Family Members receiving Housing & Shelter Services

Other Notables:

  • 2- Number of Veterans receiving Medical Equipment (1- Wheelchair & 1- Wheelchair Ramp)
  • 1- Number of Veterans receiving a Computer Hard Drive
  • 1- Number of Veterans receiving "Honor Flight Funds"
  • 1- Number of Veterans receiving Storage Units Assistance Funds
  • 1- Number of Veterans receiving Medical Lodging
  • 1- Number of Veterans receiving a Gift for their Newborn
  • 100- Number of Veterans provided a $15.00 Hy-Vee Thanksgiving Meat Gift Certificate ($1,500.00 Value)
  • 60- Number of Veterans provided a $50.00 Christmas Cash Gift Card ($3,000.00 Value)
  • 42- Number of Veterans and guests served on Thanksgiving Day at the Freedom Foundation's Veteran's Center (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
  • 33- Number of Veterans and guests served at a Christmas Eve Luncheon at the Freedom Foundation's Veteran's Center
  • 16- Number of Veterans served on Christmas Day at the Freedom Foundation's Veterans Center for all day fellowship (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)