On December 17th members of the Florida Veterans Foundation participated in the Wreathes Across America event at the National Cemetery in Tallahassee. What began in 1992 with a trailer load of wreathes, placed be volunteers and laid at the headstones of our fallen at Arlington National Cemetery, has now become a national non-profit with over … Continued
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Program Manager, Donna Barron met with First Lady Scott in November. Mrs. Barron was recognized because of her efforts as Director of the North Florida Homeless and At-Risk Veterans Stand Down.
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APRIL 21-22, 2017 NORTH FLORIDA FAIRGROUNDS Today, the number of homeless veterans has decreased significantly. In addition to the complex set of factors affecting all homeless individuals (job layoffs, substance abuse, shortage of affordable housing and lack of health care) our homeless and at-risk Veterans often live with the effects of combat related post-traumatic … Continued
Florida Veterans Foundation Director Lanman joined Major General Jackson, CWO Tidwell & Sgt. Jackson intern the remains of 16 Veterans with military honors @ the South FL National Cemetery. The 16 Vets from WW 2, Korea, & Vietnam were unclaimed by family members but remembered and laid to rest by the Missing In America … Continued
On Friday, October 14th Program Coordinator, Dennis Baker, of the Florida Veterans Foundation supervised the installation of the 2nd and final group of bricks at the Florida Veterans Walk of Honor Center Node. The bricks in this prestigious area are located in the centerpiece of the Walk of Honor and are surrounded by granite … Continued
The Florida Veterans Foundation is very proud to announce that yesterday Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet approved our Chairman, Colonel Washington J. Sanchez, Jr. for induction into the Florida Veterans Hall of Fame, Class of 2016. Colonel Sanchez began his volunteer service with the Foundation in 2012. He has been serving all … Continued
April 22-23 NORTH FLORIDA FAIRGROUNDS On April 22-23, 2016, the North Florida Fairgrounds took on a military atmosphere as much needed services were provided for homeless veterans in the area. Read what Tallahasse.com had to say about the stand down.