We recognize the challenges faced by veterans returning home with a disability. To help meet your wellness needs, the Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation has a unique program, Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies, FREE-of-charge to qualified veterans. Eligible veterans receive a free year of coaching and access to fitness facilities courtesy of Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation.
Operation Gratitude in partnership with our BRIDGE Council will be assembling 25,000 Operation Gratitude Care Pouches that will be delivered to Law Enforcement Officers, Firefighters and National Guardsmen serving in our nation’s capital and in more than a dozen other cities across America. Volunteers needed! Thursday, January 17 from 11 am - 1 pm at the DC Armory.
Horses Help Heroes and Great Escape Stables will be holding an affordable family fun event and fundraiser on Saturday, December 29, 2018, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at 17620 Central Avenue in Bowie, MD. You and your family are invited to enjoy pony rides, arts and crafts, grooming, and treats for the horses. The gracious hosts are requesting a modest donation of $10/child of non-military or veteran families and $5/child of military and veteran families.
ProSphere is hiring now for Salesforce Trainees! They are starting a cohort this December and want to recruit at least 30 veterans that have some skills or interest in IT related work. Apply now!
EveryMind’s Homeless Outreach team is partnering with Montgomery County to complete the Up-County Point in Time (PIT) Homeless Count. This is a one night event on January 23, 2019 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Over 40 volunteers are needed to make it successful. Consider spending a few hours to help address homelessness in Montgomery County. The results of the Count helps determine the level of services the County needs to provide to support our community’s most vulnerable members.
Bunker Labs and WeWork are accepting applications for the next cohort of WeWork Veterans in Residence Powered by Bunker Labs, starting March 1st! WeWork Veterans in Residence powered by Bunker Labs, in its second national tribe and third overall, is now in 15 cities across the U.S. Veterans and military family members should apply to their nearest participating city. Applications are now open until January 3, 2019. Their next national tribe will launch in March 2019.
Mr. Edward Dupass from the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) will be at the Loudoun County Workforce Resource Center in Leesburg, VA on Wednesday, Dec 19th, 10:00 – 12:00 offering information to Veterans regarding education/training opportunities through the Virginia Career Centers.
The USO Warrior and Family Center at Fort Belvoir will be holding a De-Stress Before the Holidays workshop on Monday, December 17 from 11 am - 1 pm featuring mindfulness & EFT techniques. De-Stress before the holidays workshop is open to all active duty and dependents. Children are welcome to attend. Children must stay with their parent.
Capitol Post is hosting their fourth Startup Standup event on Mon, Dec 17th at 5:30 PM at MetroStage in North Old Town, Alexandria. Doors open at 5 PM, show begins promptly at 5:30 PM. This event is open to the public!
Lucy H. Caldwell, Director of Communications for the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board provides an inside view of the Fairfax County Veterans Treatment Docket and how it works to connect, empower, and heal our justice-involved veterans.