September 21, 2017 Uniform Champions: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Excellent Assistance for Veterans
There is a considerable gap between societal perception of veterans’ needs and how we can truly help people that are transitioning out of the Armed Forces.
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Heritage Foundation
Uniform Champions features the compelling stories of multiple funders and foundations that support veterans in a myriad of ways. There is a considerable gap between societal perception of veterans’ needs and how we can truly help people that are transitioning out of the Armed Forces. Many Americans believe that the Department of Veterans Affairs is a good enough solution for the problems faced by veterans. Nonetheless, this could not be farther from the truth. It only serves to alienate veterans from society. Uniform Champions looks at a dozen cases of philanthropists that are making a difference in veterans’ lives and filling the gap left by the government.
Thomas Meyer’s work focuses on developing strategies for philanthropists seeking to initiate or increase effective giving in the veterans’ services field. He is the author of The Philanthropy Roundtable guidebooks Serving Those Who Served and Uniform Champions and the Philanthropy Magazine articles “Real Opportunities for Veterans” and “Labeled Disabled.”
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