I am writing in response to the Nov. 17 article, “School district wants fence to block homeless,” which was about a proposed 6-foot fence to prevent the homeless from entering the Washington Street Elementary School in Toms River.
One of the area’s busiest kitchens Wednesday was tucked in the corner of a Clairemont strip mall where chefs and other volunteers prepared Thanksgiving meals for some of San Diego’s most needy.
Ellsworth Springs — Autism Serves Kids Care Club put together wellness kits for homeless Clark County Veterans for a third year recently. The club is a program of local nonprofit Autism Empowerment, where youth who are on the autism spectrum learn the importance of service learning and giving back to the community. Led by founders Karen and John Krejcha, the club is open to children on the autism spectrum of all abilities between ages 5 and 14. The kits assembled by the youngsters — which contained gloves, hats and personal care items — were put together in partnership with the Clark County Veterans Assistance Center, which will distribute the kits to local Veterans who are in need of a helping hand.
A Riverview man home on leave from a deployment in Afghanistan spent his Thanksgiving delivering meals to more than 100 homeless people.
GREENFIELD - As Patrick Goyette finished his turkey dinner, he couldn't help but think how times have changed.
This homeless hero could soon be a homeowner.
After classes, these young metro Atlantans applied themselves to more than homework.
A New Vienna native who has been the state’s drug czar has been appointed by Governor Kim Reynolds to take over as the executive director for the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs. Steve Lukan replaces Jodi Tymeson who announced her retirement last month.
Long wait times. Prescriptions not getting filled. Claims not addressed until after a Veteran dies. Trouble getting to the nearest clinic.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Federal authorities say a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs doctor who ran for U.S. Senate in 2014 broke a law limiting the political activities of federal workers.