At our annual Red-White Spangled Gala on May 3rd, 2014 , we announced our commitment to becoming a Habitat for Humanity Veterans Build Affiliate. Veterans Build is a national Habitat for Humanity initiative to provide housing solutions and volunteer and employment opportunities to U.S. veterans, military service members and their families. The Veterans Build mission is focused on five inter-related areas: Build, Mobilize, Employ, Educate, and Honor.
Provide simple, decent, affordable housing including construction, rehabs, and repairs.
Engage veterans as volunteers and in veteran focused advocacy
Employ Actively recruit veterans as Habitat leaders through employment, national service, etc.
Promote a better understanding of military culture to the civilian population and provide veterans access to financial education
Host regular set of events to broaden awareness of veterans’ issues