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Betrayed

In West Los Angeles, VA is leasing property to private businesses as mentally disabled veterans languish in the streets.

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‘Treasured items’ for vets in need

‘Treasured items’ for vets in need

Home Depot, The American Legion and Good360 team up to deliver personal care kits to Charlotte organization that helps homeless veterans.

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Homeless veterans numbers continue to decline

Homeless veterans numbers continue to decline

With the goal to end veterans homelessness by 2015, Homeless Veterans Roundtable panelists at national convention discuss successes to date.

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Help assemble care packages for homeless vets

During the national convention in Charlotte, N.C., the Legion and Good360 will have a booth set up to allow convention goers to help assemble care packages for homeless veterans.

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Battling homelessness at the local level

Battling homelessness at the local level

Legion Riders chapter raises $3,000 to sponsor an apartment in new long-term homeless veterans facility.

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Veteran homelessness declining

Veteran homelessness declining

Legion aids five-year campaign to end veteran homelessness, making progress despite challenges.

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Promise to end homelessness can be kept

Promise to end homelessness can be kept

The toughest fight lies ahead, but the five-year plan to end homelessness among veterans can still succeed, say advocates.

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Home Depot stepping up to end veterans homelessness

Home Depot stepping up to end veterans homelessness

Company’s foundation has pledged $80 million over five years to eradicate homelessness among the nation’s veterans.

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A well-deserved makeover

A well-deserved makeover

Legion family volunteers, Rebuilding Together and Sears team up to renovate homeless veterans center in Houston.

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Homeless vets roundtable set for convention

Homeless vets roundtable set for convention

Event aims to find further solutions to a homeless veterans problem that is improving but still in need of attention.

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The homeless veterans challenge remains

The homeless veterans challenge remains

An influx of new veterans as the services shrink could swell the number of homeless.

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Grants to help end veteran homelessness

Grants to help end veteran homelessness

VA has set aside $24 million in grants to help with homeless veteran housing rehabilitation and transportation needs.

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Bon Jovi fights veteran homelessness with mobile app

Bon Jovi fights veteran homelessness with mobile app

Famous rock musician and Boys State alum helped VA launch “Project REACH,” a mobile app challenge to end homelessness.

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Homeless stand down reaches out to Florida vets

Homeless stand down reaches out to Florida vets

The American Legion and its Department of Florida has significant presence at homeless veterans event.

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Legion hosts New Jersey homeless event

Legion hosts New Jersey homeless event

‘Housing Our Heroes’ brings veteran and community organizations together to discuss future of veteran homelessness.

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Confronting veteran homelessness

Confronting veteran homelessness

Homeless Veterans Roundtable will bring homeless veterans topic to forefront of Washington Conference.

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Boots on the ground for D.C.’s homeless vets

Boots on the ground for D.C.’s homeless vets

Washington office staff, Post 1 Legionnaires donate winter gear to homeless vets.

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Homeless vets: better, but more to be done

Homeless vets: better, but more to be done

Latest figures show reduction in homelessness among veterans, but Legion says job is far from done.

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Jewett City homeless veterans post gets $800k

Jewett City homeless veterans post gets $800k

Michael Guty, a 92-year-old World War II veteran, gives a landmark donation to La-Flamme Kusek Post 15 to help run its rent-free housing complex for homeless veterans.

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Legion attends homeless housing summit

Legion attends homeless housing summit

Legion official provides input on key issues at Veteran Access to Housing Summit in San Antonio.

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On track to end veteran homelessness

On track to end veteran homelessness

A five-year plan to end veteran homelessness is on target, according to partcipants who attended the Legion symposium at national convention in Indianapolis.

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Homeless vets roundtable set for convention

Homeless vets roundtable set for convention

The American Legion’s Economic Division will host an event aimed to explore VA’s progress on ending homelessness.

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Jewett City homeless veterans home opens

Jewett City homeless veterans home opens

After drawing more than $6 million in financial support, the ambitious housing project will welcome its first residents this month.

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Comprehensive homeless vets guide available

Comprehensive homeless vets guide available

The American Legion has released a handbook that compiles all the services and resources available to homeless veterans.

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DoL announces $15 million in homeless grants

Grants through Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program will provide job training services to help homeless veterans succeed in civilian careers.

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Homeless veterans: A progress report

Homeless  veterans: A progress report

VA Secretary Eric Shinseki spoke with The American Legion recently about advances being made in his department’s fight to eliminate veteran homelessness.

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Homeless veterans ‘stand down’ on Jan. 21

Homeless veterans ‘stand down’ on Jan. 21

Homeless veterans will be given a wide array of career and health services this Saturday at the VA Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

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Veterans homelessness on decline

Veterans homelessness on decline

National report shows that homelessness among veterans reduced by nearly 12 percent from January 2010 to January 2011.

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VA launching national homelessness events

VA launching national homelessness events

Legionnaires are encouraged to participate in and raise awareness of events that will take place in 24 cities.

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A Haven From Homelessness

A Haven From Homelessness

When a transitional housing residence for homeless veterans in New Jersey hit a snag in construction costs, Legion family members in the state sprang to action.

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