By Miguel Garibay & Pia VIllalon - Division Director & Program Manager
In the U.S., more than 3.5 million people experience homelessness each year. 35% of the homeless population are families with children, which is the fastest growing segment of the homeless population and 23% are U.S. military veterans, our Heroes those that have risk their lives for our freedoms.
On behalf of the Center Texas Veterans Programs we want to thank you for your continued support through Global Giving every donation large or small counts and helps on giving a hand to a Veteran in need.
Because your donations and the grants from our funders Department of Labor (HVRP) and, other amazing supporters this month of December we will be able to distribute;
45 Walmart Gift cards (each one of 20.00 Dollar value)
30 HEB Gift Cards (each one of 20.00 Dollar value)
50 of 7 Day Local Bus passes.
70 Valero Gas Cards (each one of 20.00 Dollar value)
Our goal is to connect our Heroes back to their community, by helping them secure employment and housing, they deserve the best. Thank you for support!
DESCRIPTION OF PICTURE:
James was enrolled in the program on October 12th and obtained employment few weeks later with one of TCP's employer-partner. He is currently working part-time earning $9.00/hr and recently applied for additional schooling with SkillPoint's Electrical classes for free. James also acquired housing on November.
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