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The Freedom Foundation's Veteran's Outreach Program strives to provide essential services such as:

  • Emergency Medical Transportation
  • ​Emergency Lodging/Shelter
  • Medical Equipment (when available)
  • Emergency Financial Assistance
  • ​Food Pantry deliveries to the disabled/shut-ins/Elderly

in 2016

VETERANS SERVED

  • 5983-Number of Veterans/Individuals (Includes Veterans and Family Members/Guests) visiting the Freedom Foundation's Veterans Center.

VOLUNTEER HOURS

  • 5256.50- Number of Volunteer Hours Donated.

TRANSPORTATION

  • 1222- Number of Bus Tickets Provided to Veterans.
  • 10- Number of Veterans Receiving Emergency Medical Transportation Assistance Funds.
  • 8- Number of Veterans Receiving Emergency Transportation Assistance Funds.
  • 3- Number of Veterans Receiving Auto Related Assistance Funds (5 Monetary Disbursements)

MEDICAL

  • 11- Veterans Provided Emergency Medical Equipment
  • 6-Number of Veterans Provided Motorized Wheelchairs
  • 5- Number of Veterans Provided Standard Wheelchairs

HOUSING

  • 29-Number of Veterans Saved From Immediate Tenant Eviction with Emergency Rental Assistance Funds
  • 12-Number of Veterans Receiving Emergency Utility Assistance Funds
  • 2-Number of Veterans Receiving Emergency Mortgage Assistance Funds to Avoid Home Foreclosure
  • 1- Number of Veterans Receiving Emergency Home Repair Assistance Funds
  • 3- Number of Veterans Receiving Emergency Lodging Assistance Funds
  • 477-Number of Household Items Provided to Veterans when Veterans Provided Housing Placement Services

OTHER NOTABLES :

  • 100- Number of Veterans provided a $15.00 HY VEE Thanksgiving Meat Gift Certificate (Valued @ $1,500.00)
  • 60- Number of Veterans provided a $50.00 Christmas Gift Cash Card (Valued @ $3,000.00)
  • 32- Number of Veterans served on Thanksgiving Day at the Freedom Foundation's Veterans Center (Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)
  • 30- Number of Veterans served at Christmas Eve Day Luncheon at the Freedom Foundation's Veterans Center
  • 12- Number of Veterans served on Christmas Day with Breakfast and Lunch, as well as providing all day fellowship

VETERAN'S OUTREACH