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Virtual Volunteering - Emergency Backpacks

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HVAF of Indiana, Inc.

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 4 people are interested
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Our staff goes out into the homeless camps to find veterans. They pass out these emergency backpacks to those in need. These are the items that we request for these emergency backpack kits:

Backpack, Washcloth, Bar Soap, Blanket, Socks, Disposable Razors, Shaving Cream, Comb, Nail Clippers, Lotion, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Chapstick, Deodorant, Bottle of Water

Optional Items: First Aid Kit, Winter Hat, Winter Gloves, and a Rain Poncho

Please place items into a new backpack or drawstring bag.

An emergency food bag will be added by HVAF staff.

Items can be dropped off at HVAF of Indiana - 964 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46204 Monday-Friday between 8 am and 5 pm. There is an unloading area in front of the 10th Street entrance and free parking is available across the street.

Thank you for serving our Hoosier Heroes!

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About HVAF of Indiana, Inc.

Location:

964 N. Pennsylvania St., INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46204, US

Mission Statement

HVAF of Indiana houses, supports, and advocates for all veterans and their families to help them achieve the best possible quality of life.

Description

During 2020, HVAF of Indiana provided 1,453 with 33,621 services. 337 veterans were permanently housed and 190 veterans found jobs through HVAF. HVAF offer multiple housing programs such as Rapid Rehousing (short-term rental and utility assistance for those that are homeless or facing eviction), Transitional housing (120 veterans are housed each night in temporary housing with intensive case management), and Permanent Supportive Housing (47 units at 5 properties have supportive housing with case management).

HVAF has employment specialists to help our veterans build their resumes, hold mock interviews and place them in a job that's right for them.

Every day HVAF's Street Outreach Specialist goes out into Indy's homeless camps and serves the veterans in need.

Contact us at advancement@hvaf.org to hear about other ways you can support our Hoosier Heroes!

Homeless & Housing
Hunger
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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