Our main purpose is to provide the basic living Essentials to the Homeless Veterans Recently placed in housing through the HUD-VASH Program and to provide assistance to the local Veterans organizations. Your generous donations will Be used to provide new Box Springs & Mattress Sets, as well as bedding, Kitchen & Bathroom Essentials and other basic living needs for those Qualified veterans. Your donations are tax deductible To the men and women who stand in defense of our country, protecting our liberties & freedoms You are not forgotten! Cynthia, Teri and Susie. May God Bless America!
Traveling through Tujunga, Mexico at age seven, I saw what it was like for families to go without a roof over their heads. What I didn’t know then is that homelessness was happening right in our own back yards. Through Veterans Essentials Donation Center we have been collecting and distributing gently used and new furniture and furnishings, from the general public and redistributing, free of charge, to the economically disadvantaged veterans and their families. Opening Veterans Essentials Thrift Shop, we will be able to give new beds, as well as new household items to the veterans transitioning from homelessness, to help rebuild their lives with dignity.
I am a proud daughter of my Dad who served in the Korean War. Both my Dad and my Brother served in the U.S. Navy.
I have been involved in the Auxiliary of the American Legion since my 21st birthday, compliments of my Dad, beginning in Seymour, Indiana then; I moved to Somerset, KY in 1994 and continued volunteering in the American Legion Auxiliary as well as the V.F.W. Auxiliary and AmVets Auxiliary.
I’ve witnessed Trauma in many of these Veterans Lives …. It saddens me. We pay more attention to our sports figures and government officials, than those that have given us the freedom to watch or participate in these fields.
We owe our Veterans compassion, love and all our endeavors to help them get what they need to live comfortably. I find it as simple as that…
I am blessed and proud to be a part of this group, many not wanting to be recognized as they wish. Please pray for this organization to accomplish what is needed to be done to keep our Past, Present and Future Veterans Comfortable, Content and Cared for… simple as that, as they put their life on the line or gave their life, as many have and will do.
Teri Woodward, Secretary/Treasurer
As a new member of the Veterans Essentials team, Teri brings with her a broad background in Business and Retail Management. Also the daughter and daughter-in-law of Marines (both deceased) and the proud mother of a career Navy son, she is thrilled to be a part of the exciting opportunity to give back to her community. Teri will consult on all aspects of the the store management and bookkeeping.