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August 20, 2014

How local dentists are helping military veterans

Robert O. has spent a lifetime being afraid to smile and he says many of those years were spent in pain. The 47-year-old US Army veteran had been unable to find the money necessary to tend to his teeth and years of being homeless and […]
August 20, 2014

Program helps Central Indiana’s most vulnerable

Jeff Cook, 52, never imagined he would be near homeless. The Greenfield, Ind. Air Force veteran had nowhere to go after being released from jail. He turned to a program offered at HVAF of Indiana for help.  The Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program […]
August 20, 2014

Once homeless veteran uses his past to help others

Not too many homeless veterans have dedicated their career to helping others in need. But then again, 58-year-old Fred Young isn’t your average guy. Young is the kind of guy whose spirit shines brightly like a meteor streaking through the night sky. But, Fred says […]
August 20, 2014

HVAF of Indiana names new board officers and directors

HVAF of Indiana, Inc. has named the following new board officers and directors: (Chairman) Andrew F. Noga, AXA Advisors, LLC; (Vice Chairman) Trent Sandifur, Taft, Stettinius & Hollister, LLP; (Immediate Past Board Chairman) Steven C. Benz, Eli Lilly & Company; (Secretary) Jana Karrmann, Karrmann Insurance; […]
August 20, 2014

HVAF success story chosen for United Way simulcast

A story featuring Tony W., an HVAF volunteer, has been chosen for the annual United Way simulcast that will air on all five Indianapolis television stations at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 2. The simulcast is part of United Way’s annual campaign kick-off that features […]
August 5, 2014

Car wash fundraiser update to benefit veterans at HVAF

In our June e-newsletter, we told you about a Summer Car Wash fundraiser held by the Carmel American Auxiliary and Post to benefit HVAF’s recovery (REST) program.Roughly $800 was raised.  Funds will be used to provide veterans in the REST program with specific client services […]
August 3, 2014

First HVAF job fair for veterans

Representatives from 10 companies across Central Indiana convened at HVAF of Indiana on July 24 for the nonprofit’s first ever job fair for veterans. Seventy-one veterans and nine employers attended the event.Veterans bring valuable skills and experience from their military service to the workforce. Tucker at […]
August 3, 2014

Volunteers with Home Depot lend a helping hand at HVAF

Team Depot at HVAF Clad in orange T-shirts 112 volunteers from Home Depot gave up a day off in July to honor veterans at HVAF of Indiana. The group completed a major renovation project and installed backsplashes in each kitchen at Manchester Apartments. The 51-room apartment building, […]
August 3, 2014

Stand Down

This year’s annual Veterans Stand Down event will be held on Thursday, September 11 at AMVETS Post 99 in Indianapolis. Services for veterans include food, clothing, health screenings, haircuts, and much more. Veterans also have the opportunity to learn about services provided to them by […]
June 12, 2020

2020 Patriotic Season

You can celebrate the 2020 Patriotic Season by joining us in support of the Hoosier Heroes in our community in need of housing assistance, employment & legal support, and basic necessities. We are dedicating this season of patriotism honoring those who have made incredible sacrifices […]
September 24, 2020

U.S. Army Veteran Starts Fresh

U.S. Army Veteran Craig Browder joined the Army when he was finishing high school. “The day I graduated (High school) in 1990 was the day that Sadam Hussein invaded Kuwait and we all wondered if we would get deployed,” said Browder. He served in the […]