PTSD Can Ruin Families

 PTSD Can Ruin Families

As shared by Brett F: Our family desperately needs 911 help from a military veteran organization that can help assist us with our immediate needs and understands the affects and hardships it can bring upon a family when their loved one is a military combat vet who has PTSD and the daily trauma and affects […]

Waiting on the VA

Waiting on the VA

As shared by Kevin W: I’m currently homeless and I have a HUD Vash voucher but I am awaiting for the paperwork for an apartment to get approved. I receive state assistance for food stamps and general assistance. I am currently sitting in a lobby of a Red Roof Inn and can not pay until […]

Wanting to stay clean

Wanting to stay clean

As shared by Ralph C: I am homeless and have an appointment with the VA in Hampton, Virginia tomorrow at noon to get me into DOM housing. I just need a place to stay for tonight so I can make my appointment tomorrow rested and clean. How did it get to this point? Recovering alcoholic […]

Legup

Legup

As shared by Kathleen M:  I have MST and my claim has been in the system for 12 years. My attorney seems confident but that doesn’t help me eat or keep a roof over my head. I get SSDI and 10% VA disability for a hip fracture from basic. I moved to AZ mainly for […]

Bad happens so fast

Bad happens so fast

As shared by Shirley J: I’m a disabled Veteran and am behind in rent due to multiple responsibilities. I lost my only transportation 6 months ago. I was caring for a Dad with dementia who is in a facility now. I have 3 children ages 4 , 6, and 17 at home and am unable […]

House or emergency medicine

House or emergency medicine

As shared by William and Sherri S: Unfortunately we to choose between our house payment or Sherri meds. They were not paid for because insurance was down and it was $480. She had to have her meds for antibiotics, pain, blood thinners, muscle spasms and antiinflamatories. It turned into a mess. It was so hard […]

Fell Short on Groceries

Fell Short on Groceries

As shared by Michael S:  We currently are running low on food for my family of myself, my wife, my father, and my 3 children. We are on our last can of formula for our baby. The formula itself is Nutramagen which is $25 a can. Our WIC doesn’t reset until the 29th. I don’t get […]

PTSD Overload

PTSD Overload

As shared by Theresa B: Due to many negative life events in 2017, I went into a deep depression and was diagnosed with PTSD. My younger brother passed away in May 24, 2017 only finding out he was sick April 15th. He lived in Columbus and I was going down there every weekend until we […]

Epilepsy

Epilepsy

As shared by James R: I developed epilepsy about 2yrs after I joined the guard. I was planning to go active duty but on the way to sign the paperwork, I started having gran mal seizures in the recruiters car going down the free way. After that they wanted nothing to do with me. I […]

Lights Out

Lights Out

As shared by Gene S: I have two disabled children and social security recently removed their disability payments of $518 each which helped with the bills. As a result, our electric will be shut off unless I pay the past due amount of $132.04. Notes from Crusaders: Veteran in need of utilities. Mom and Dad […]