Soldiers' Angels Food Drive
Volunteer with Soldiers' Angels to Supply Low-Income Veteran Families with Food Assistance at the Mobile Food Distribution second Thursday of month in Detroit. For more information on registering to volunteer or to receive food assistance click here.
Veteran Stand Down
The University of Michigan-Dearborn Association of Women Veterans, in partnership with the Love a Michigan Veteran Project. The annual event is hosted by the UM-Dearborn, Center for Social Justice and Inclusion at the University's Fairlane Events Center. The 2018 event supplied over 300 women veterans with goods and services in recognition of their military service. Some of the services included food, clothing, benefits counseling and referrals to other assistance such as health care, housing solutions, employment, substance and mental health counseling. All women veterans are welcome to join UM-Dearborn as we celebrate their military service.
This year the Stand Down will be held on Saturday, December 3. For more details and to register click here.
The Honor Flight Network is a national organization with programs to transport Veterans across America to see their memorials. Regional Hubs, like Mid-Michigan Honor Flight, is just one of the programs available. Transporting America's Veterans to Washington DC to visit the memorials dedicated to them.
For more information and to register to fly or be a guardian visit their website.
Wolverine Harley-Davidson Ride for Freedom
Annual motorcycle ride where money raised will go to support a wonderful cause - All proceeds will be donated to the Recreational Services at the Detroit VAMC and the Fisher House Detroit. Veteran patients from John D Dingell VAMC attend this event and are escorted by our members.
Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency
The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency is the central coordinating agency, providing support, care, advocacy and service to veterans and their families. MVAA was created by Executive Order 2013-2 and began operations on March 20, 2013, the 10th anniversary of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
VVA Chapter 154’s honor guard will stand watch for a 24-hour vigil at the POW/MIA memorial at Resurrection Cemetery in Clinton Township, MI. Chapter members have held the vigil for over 30 years for National POW/MIA Recognition Day. In years past, the chapter remembered Michigan’s missing in action at a Novi cemetery, but changed to Resurrection Cemetery once a POW/MIA memorial was installed at the site.
Michigan Veterans Foundation
The Michigan Veterans Foundation is a non-profit agency. Our main project is the Detroit Veterans Center - a well planned and well - supported community effort. The Foundation has been asked to expand it's services to several other cities in Michigan, and currently has plans to open other facilities strategically located throughout the State of Michigan.