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  1. 1. Dont Forget, Our Homeless Veterans What the American Legion can do to aide Vintage Holiday Crafts (2015). Eagle and American flag. Template retrieved from www.vintgeholidyfcrafts.com Lacey Frantz CM220: College Composition II May 25, 2015
  2. 2. History is vast early warning system-Norman Cousins A sense of security can be easily lost for many men and women trying to readapt to modern civilization after returning from war. (Frantz, 2015) Larenkov, S. (2015) ILWMT. Then and Now: Combining War Photos with Photos of Today Retrieved from http://iliketowastemytime.com/2012/03/09/then-now-combining-war-photos-photos-of-today
  3. 3. Causes of Homelessness Among Veterans: ~ Lack of Income ~ Physical Health ~ Mental Health ~ Substance Abuse ~ Weak Social Networks ~ Lack of Services to Meet Current Need The Homelessness Research Institute at the National Alliance to End Homelessness (Nov. 2007) Desrosiers, A. (2012). Why are so many Veterans in the US homeless? Blog picture retrieved from http://feminspire.com/why-are-so-many-veterans-in-the-us-homeless/
  4. 4. Estimates of homeless veterans Figure 1. Map showing estimates of homeless veterans. From The Homelessness Research Institute at the National Alliance to End Homelessness (Nov. 2007) p.3
  5. 5. What the American Legion can do to help gather funds towards support. Stand Down House. (2015). Photo retrieved from http://www.standown.org/
  6. 6. Stand Downs are collaborative eventstypically one to three days coordinated between local VAs, homeless service providers, and other government agencies that offer a range of services to homeless veterans ~ NAEH 2007 Stand Downs Huntington Park, West Concourse. (2015). Central Ohio Homeless Veterans Stand Down photo retrieved from http://centralohiostanddown.com/
  7. 7. The Evening Sun. (2015). 66th Annual NYS American Legion 2015 Bowling Tournament in Norwich photo retrieved from http://www.evesun.com/news/stories/2015-04-15/21150/66th/ Sporting Proceeds ~ Baseball ~ Bowling ~ Softball ~ Legion Riders American Legion Riders. Post 2. 2015 Temple Legion Riders photo retrieved from http://www.tempelegionriders.org/ American Legion Baseball. (2015). Photo retrieved from http://www.spokanealb.com/
  8. 8. The American Legions can Adopt veterans and active soldiers. Thanking veterans shouldnt only happen on Veterans Day. ~ Care packages ~ Holiday company ~ Letters from Home AAUSS.2015. Home page. Photo retrieved from http://www.adoptaussoldier.org/index.php
  9. 9. How to raise funds: ~ Concession Stand Sales ~ Raffles ~ Chinese Auctions ~ Benefit dinners These Proceeds can be used to: ~ Fund Support Groups ~ Raise Awareness ~ Gather Food Donations ~ Supply honor dinners
  10. 10. Let them know they are not forgotten and show thanks. Laced Impact Photography.(2015). Memorial day Parade. Photos retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/lacedimpactphotography?ref=hl Laced Impact Photography.(2015). Memorial day Parade. Photos retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/lacedimpactphotography?ref=hl Everyday.
  11. 11. References: AAUSS. (2015). Home page. Photo retrieved from http://www.adoptaussoldier.org/index.php American Legion Baseball. (2015). Photo retrieved from http://www.spokanealb.com/ The Evening Sun. (2015). 66th Annual NYSAmerican Legion 2015 Bowling Tournament in Norwich photo retrieved from http://www.evesun.com/news/stories/2015-04-15/21150/66th-Annual-American-Legion-Bowling-Tournament/ American Legion Riders. Post 2. 2015 Temple Legion Riders photo retrieved from http://www.tempelegionriders.org/ Desrosiers, A. (2012). Why are so many Veterans in the US homeless? Blog picture retrieved from http://feminspire.com/why-are-so-many-veterans-in-the-us-homeless/ Frantz, L. (2015). American Legion Members Aide for Homeless Veterans. Unpublished manuscript, Kaplan University. Huntington Park, West Concourse. (2015). Central Ohio Homeless Veterans Stand Down photo retrieved from http://centralohiostanddown.com/ Laced Impact Photography.(2015). Memorial day Parade. Photos retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/lacedimpactphotography?ref=hl Larenkov, S. (2015) ILWMT. Then and Now: Combining War Photos with Photos of Today Retrieved from http://iliketowastemytime.com/2012/03/09/then-now-combining-war-photos-photos-of-today Pixgoods. (2015). Baseball Concession Stands photo retrieved from http://pixgood.com/baseball-concession-stand.html Stand Down House. (2015). Stand Down House. Photo retrieved from http://www.standown.org/ The Homelessness Research Institute at the National Alliance to End Homelessness. (Nov. 2007). Vital Mission: Ending Homelessness among Veterans, PDF retrieved from http://homeless.samhsa.gov/ResourceFiles/file_Vital_Mission_Final.pdf Vintage Holiday Crafts (2015). Eagle and American flag. Template retrieved from www.vintgeholidyfcrafts.com