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Kensington Voice: Here’s how 5 veterans in Kensington would improve veterans’ services people

May 25, 2020 11:30 am

Kensington Voice: Here’s how 5 veterans in Kensington would improve veterans’ services

Kensington Voice editors talked with veterans in January — before COVID-19 impacts — about what kinds of improvements needed to be made to veterans’ services across the board.
Memorial Day: 8 ways veterans are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus purpose

May 25, 2020 7:24 am

Memorial Day: 8 ways veterans are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus

"Veterans who were already lacking adequate benefits and resources are now in deeper trouble," says guest columnist Jamie Rowen.
Veterans guide: Where Philly veterans can get help with benefits, clothing, housing, legal assistance, and more purpose

Feb. 19, 2020 10:02 am

Veterans guide: Where Philly veterans can get help with benefits, clothing, housing, legal assistance, and more

From the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefit entitlement assistance to city clothing drives to pro bono legal services for veterans, this list can help you help a veteran find the services they need.
Coffee and company help these veterans confront trauma, keep loneliness at bay purpose

Feb. 17, 2020 10:29 am

Coffee and company help these veterans confront trauma, keep loneliness at bay

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7  to 9 a.m., the members of Veteran Coffee Club at Impact Services' Hancock Manor share what may well be life-saving conviviality.
Celebrating our nation’s heroes and hidden heroes this November purpose

Nov. 15, 2019 2:58 pm

Celebrating our nation’s heroes and hidden heroes this November

While three out of five veterans use the VA Healthcare system for their healthcare, assistance with their everyday needs fall squarely on the shoulders of a caregiver, says guest columnist Yocasta Lora.
Thank you for your service purpose

Nov. 7, 2019 12:35 pm

Thank you for your service

According to a recent report, some 59% of employers say that veterans perform their jobs better than their non-veteran peers, but organizations sometimes hesitate to hire them. Guest columnist Pete Freudenberger takes a look at the reasons why you should.
11 free trainings and webinars taking place in August purpose

Aug. 1, 2019 8:00 am

11 free trainings and webinars taking place in August

Deepen your knowledge base, stoke your passions, maybe even learn how to save a life.
In Callowhill, a place where women veterans can find services and fellowship purpose

Feb. 19, 2018 8:05 am

In Callowhill, a place where women veterans can find services and fellowship

The Women Veterans Center, operated by the Veteran Multi-Services Center, serves a crucial need in Philadelphia.
How to hire nontraditional workers method

Nov. 2, 2017 12:55 pm

How to hire nontraditional workers

Such as returning citizens, veterans and people who live in the neighborhood where your business resides (hey there, Temple) — and other lessons from a recent Chamber of Commerce panel on economic development.
It’s Warrior Writers’ 10th anniversary. Celebrate by listening to this veteran’s emotional poem people

Feb. 21, 2017 3:46 pm

It’s Warrior Writers’ 10th anniversary. Celebrate by listening to this veteran’s emotional poem

Watch writer and workshop facilitator Toni Topps share her poem, "The Cost of Freedom," on this episode of "Around the Corner."

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