Vets' Community Connections Research Summary
The San Diego Chamber of Commerce financed a study on behalf of Vets’ Community Connections to examine how veterans and military family members could tap the experience of a greater number of community members to make reintegration easier. The 2015 results overwhelmingly supported a role for the greater community in assisting veterans and their families… Continue readingContinue reading
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Elizabeth Dole Foundation Awards Grant to Vets’ Community Connections of Maricopa County
Washington, D.C. – Local nonprofit, Vets’ Community Connections (VCC), was awarded a grant from the Elizabeth Dole Foundation’s Hidden Heroes Fund today, in support of its efforts to impact the lives of military and veteran caregivers through community support. VCC is among thirteen organizations nationwide receiving funding for innovative and evidence-based programs that address the long-term… Continue reading
The Elizabeth Dole Foundation & Hidden Heroes
The Elizabeth Dole Foundation is the preeminent organization empowering, supporting, and honoring our nation’s 5.5 million military caregivers; the spouses, parents, family members, and friends who care for America’s wounded, ill, or injured veterans. The Foundation’s Hidden Heroes Program brings vital attention to the untold stories of military caregivers and seeks solutions for the tremendous… Continue reading
Careers in the Community Upcoming Events
Phoenix: August 29th, USAA September 28th, Mr. Cooper San Diego: September 14th, Cox Communications October 2nd, SPECIAL EVENT: Manufacturing EXPO 2018 Please complete our GET CONNECTED Form to receive additional information on these events.
Co-Founder Doug Wilson’s Radio Interview with 550 KFYI
Listen to Doug Wilson, VCC’s Co-Founder, talk about what we can all do for our veterans and their families “between the parades.”
VCC Maricopa Billboard Launch!
Phoenix-area billboard campaign stresses community involvement with veterans Posted: Nov 13, 2017 2:53 AM PST Updated: Nov 13, 2017 3:36 AM PST By Shane DeGrote PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Although Veterans Day has come and gone, Maricopa County leaders hope to keep the attention on veterans through the “Got Ten Minutes for a Vet?” billboard… Continue reading
Vets’ Community Connections officially launches
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Thursday – After a year-long development effort to bring more Americans into the community reintegration process for veterans and their families, San Diego County public and private sector community leaders formally launched Vets’ Community Connections (VCC) Thursday. Elected officials joined private sector and local veteran and military leaders at the 10… Continue reading
Mayor Buttigieg announces Vets’ Community Connections Partnership
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg announces that South Bend will be one of three communities across the nation—joining San Diego and Maricopa, Arizona—to participate in Vets’ Community Connections, an initiative to help military personnel and their families transition to life post-deployment. “Assisting with reintegration is especially important as so many troops return home from extended… Continue reading
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Vets’ Community Connections Research Summary
The San Diego Chamber of Commerce financed a study on behalf of Vets’ Community Connections to examine how veterans and military family members could tap the experience of a greater number of community members to make reintegration easier. The 2015 results overwhelmingly supported a role for the greater community in assisting veterans and their families… Continue reading