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HVAF in the News

We enjoyed sharing our work at the 24th Annual Meeting
Here’s how HVAF makes a difference in the lives of our homeless veterans through our employment services.
Employment services video

Here’s how HVAF makes the difference in the lives of veteran families through our Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.

Our volunteers are backbone of our organization. Watch this video of volunteer impact

Reporter Times on HVAF needs http://www.reporter-times.com/news/local/organization-provides-bicycles-to-homeless-veterans-in-need/article_13d279f3-ac33-55bf-8827-5a8c3d6ed197.html 5/31/17

Indy Star Community helps collect items for homeless veterans http://www.indystar.com/picture-gallery/news/2017/05/30/rotary-club-packs-backpacks-for-homeless-veterans/102326142/

Indy Star Bikes provided to HVAF http://www.indystar.com/videos/news/2017/05/17/army-veteran-finds-new-freedom-bicycle/101817636/ 5/18/2017

FOX59 Needs at HVAF http://fox59.com/2017/04/14/local-group-seeks-bike-donations-for-homeless-veterans/ 3/18/17

Indy Star HVAF veteran helps others out on the streets http://www.indystar.com/story/news/2017/01/07/veteran-looks-out-his-brothers-indys-streets/ 1/7/2017

Indy Star socks donation for homeless veterans http://www.indystar.com/picture-gallery/news/2017/01/04/socks-donated-for-homeless-veterans/96157716/ 1/4/2017

WISH-TV Cold weather story and veterans
http://wishtv.com/2016/12/09/homeless-resources-provide-cold-weather-outreach/ 12/9/2017

CBS 4 Cold weather story and veterans http://cbs4indy.com/2016/12/08/cbs4-joins-local-non-profit-to-check-on-veterans-in-the-frigid-temperatures/  12/8/2016

HVAF featured on WISH-TV, http://wishtv.com/2016/08/03/homeless-hoosier-veterans-on-the-rise-despite-country-decrease/, 8/3/2016

HVAF is interviewed on NPR, http://wbaa.org/post/manufacturers-see-workforce-potential-unemployed-veterans, 7/1/2016

RTV6 comes out to interview HVAF on the need for bikes for our homeless veterans, http://www.theindychannel.com/news/local-news/veterans-foundation-looking-for-bikes-for-vets, 6/4/2016

HVAF featured on WISH-TV, Indiana woman helping homeless veterans through music, 4/16/2016

HVAF appears in a full-color spread in Indy Star, Lessons in piano, life, 4/25/2016

HVAF featured on NPR stations across the state on support of Indiana House Bill 1373, 3/10,2016

HVAF helping to keep veterans warm in the cold, 1/20/2016
http://wishtv.com/2016/01/19/veterans-organizations-working-to-keep-vets-warm-in-cold-snap/

FOX59 & CBS4, “Grab & Go” event (no online links available), 12/23/2015

Indy Star, 12/28/2015
http://www.indystar.com/picture-gallery/news/2015/12/28/ipg-helps-keep-veterans-feetwarm/

HVAF featured on WISH-TV, 11/11/2015

WISH-TV, 9/07/2015
http://wishtv.com/2015/09/08/hvaf-helps-veteran-overcome-homelessness-drugs/

Indy Star, 09/10/2015
http://www.indystar.com/picture-gallery/news/2015/09/10/annual-stand-down-atamvets-post-99/72013040/

NUVO Magazine Online, 9/17/2015
http://www.nuvo.net/indianapolis/helping-indys-homeless/Content?oid=3492329

Home Depot updates HVAF housing properties,l 9/24/2015
http://www.indystar.com/picturegallery/news/2015/09/24/home-depot-employees-help-revitalize-vetshousing/72762276/

Home Depot updates HVAF housing properties, 9/24/2015
http://wishtv.com/2015/09/24/volunteers-transform-home-for-local-veterans/

Home Depot updates HVAF housing properties, 9/24/2015
http://fox59.com/2015/09/24/volunteers-help-refurbish-home-for-local-veterans/

WISH-TV/United Way Simulcast, 8/16/2015
HVAF was chosen for the 4th year in a row for inclusion of the United Way of Central Indiana Simulcast
http://www.uwci.org/news/indys-local-television-anchors-unite-for-united-way-2015

Hoosier Heroes: Vietnam Veteran Turning His Life Around on FOX59, 7/2/2015
http://fox59.com/2015/07/01/hoosier-heroes-vietnam-veteran-turning-his-life-around/

“After returning home from war, veterans face a number of challenges to integrating back into the community. Oftentimes…
Posted by Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic on 5/13/2015

FOX59 & CBS 4 Program helps veterans get fresh, sober start on life http://fox59.com/2015/03/13/program-helps-veterans-get-fresh-sober-start-on-life/ 3/16/2015

FOX59 on the need to fill HVAF’s food pantry http://fox59.com/2014/11/26/organization-needs-donations-for-homeless-veterans/

NUVO Magazine The Homeless Soldier http://www.nuvo.net/indianapolis/the-homeless-soldier/Content?oid=2968286

United Way simulcast story on FOX59 featuring Tony W. He is a former HVAF client and current HVAF volunteer, 9/3/2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeDMaFlWuq8&feature=youtu.be

The Indiana Economic Digest and the Greenfield Daily Reporter profiled our Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program and how the program is helping veterans in outlying counties.

http://indianaeconomicdigest.com/Main.asp?SectionID=31&SubSectionID=135&ArticleID=76071

FOX59 interviewed HVAF on how we are serving more near-homeless veterans through the SSVF program. The SSVF program offers assistance to prevent veterans from becoming critically homeless and because of this the numbers of those who are critically homeless nationwide are down.

http://fox59.com/2014/08/27/homeless-veterans-assistance-programs-helping-our-hoosier-heroes/

The story of an HVAF client who receives dental work through a partnership with the IUPUI School of Dentistry appeared on United Way’s website.
http://www.uwci.org/news/friday-success-story-partnership-with-dental-school-benefits-homeless-veterans

Indy Star newspaper coverage on the Freedom Ride including this online photo gallery http://www.indystar.com/media/cinematic/gallery/14506235/hvaf-freedom-ride/

HVAF makes the national news in today’s Military Times! HVAF Case Managers are quoted on how we are helping veterans do more with less. —- > http://www.militarytimes.com/article/20140527/BENEFITS04/305270036/Advocates-homeless-vets-prepare-do-more-less 5/27/14

FOX59 profiles Woodrow Hairl on his Indy Honor Flight 4/1/2014

Indy Star photo gallery includes HVAF veteran Woodrow Hairl, 4/72014
Indy Star story on HVAF veteran Woodrow Hairl, 4/5/2014
United Way of Central Indiana profiled HVAF veteran Woodrow Hairl
on 3/7/2014 on his first fight as part of Indy Honor Flight
HVAF was profiled in Construction Executive Magazine on its work with volunteers with Associated Builders & Contractors of Indiana/Kentucky 2/26/2014

HVAF was featured on WSVX in Shelby County to talk about its SSVF program 2/20/2014
WJOB1230 Veterans Views in Hammon, Ind. interviewed HVAF 2/26/2014
“Indianapolis Veterans” on Public Access TV sat down with HVAF veteran Ron W. and the VP of Marketing to talk about programs and services

FOX59 IndyCar driver volunteers time to help rehab HVAF property 11/9/2013
FOX59 IndyCar community team up for Jackson House project 11/10/2013
Indy Star IndyCar community rehabs house 11/09/2013
IndyCar Community Helps Renovate Veterans Home IndyCar website 11/09/2013
WIBC Indy Politics Governor Mike Pence meets with veterans at HVAF 11/11/2013
United Way of Central Indiana: Supporting Indy’s Veterans Woodrow Hairl 11/11/2013
Good 360 Blog Veteran Finds New Hope
Indy Star New Law Gives Rehabilitated Offenders a Second Chance 8/29/2013

WISH-TV HVAF gets computers donated from GTECH Indiana 8/13/2013

Indiana Lawyer Magazine Groups Partners to Offer Legal Services to HVAF homeless veterans 7/7/2013
Indy Star features HVAF Case Manager Abby Hardin on battle for Indiana veterans to find work 7/7/2013
WTHR reports on veterans receiving employment assistance at job fair 4/10/2013
The Indy Star reports on a novel idea to help homeless veterans 3/14/2013
The Indy Star reports on how social media is impacting organizations like HVAF 3/11/2013
WTHR Formerly homeless vet gets new SUV 1/28/2013
FOX59 Once homeless veteran receives big surprise Monday 1/28/2013
WISH TV Homeless veteran receives donated car 1/28/2013

Ralph, an Army veteran and former HVAF client was featured on WRTV6 as part of the annual United Way of Central Indiana simulcast. Here is his story.

Nuvo Magazine: Rise in veteran homelessness in Indy causes
Indy Star: Indy homeless count increases 35%
Fox 59: HVAF volunteer to hike Appalachian Trail to benefit organization
Indy Star: HVAF receives $500 from MIBOR

 

News Releases

HVAF adds legal services to its list of services to help clients. Read the release here: LEGAL NEWS RELEASE