Homeless Vets Program Receives $10,000 DAV Grant

The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Charitable Service Trust on May 21, 2012, announced approval of a grant request for Colorado Veterans Resource Coalition (CVRC) in the amount of $10,000. “The DAV Charitable Service Trust is proud to award this grant to the Colorado Veterans Resource Coalition’s Crawford House to help expand its counseling services for disabled and/or homeless veterans residing at the Crawford House,” said Dick Marbes, Chairman of the Trust. “Through our partnership with the Colorado Veterans Resource Coalition, DAV’s efforts to build better lives for America’s veterans and their families, grows stronger.”

The DAV Charitable Service Trust is dedicated to a single purpose: building better lives for our nation’s disabled veterans and their families. To carry out this responsibility, the Trust supports a wide array of physical and psychological rehabilitation programs and continues to seek new and innovative ways to make a positive difference in the lives of disabled veterans and their families. The DAV national office is located in Cold Spring, Kentucky.

The CVRC Crawford House program, located at 415 S. Weber Street in Colorado Springs, provides temporary housing and support services for homeless veterans and vets in substance abuse rehabilitation. CVRC give homeless veterans a second chance at life and helps them step back into the community. For more information or to find out how you can help homeless vets, see www.cvrcforvets.org or call Bunny Blaha at 471-8527.

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