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October 12, 2022

Message from the CEO: food insecurity among our neighbors & veterans

As we move into the season of plenty—starting with too much Halloween candy, too much pumpkin spice (I said it!), and too many holiday desserts, it is sometimes easy to forget that so many in our community are food insecure. While we worry about holiday […]
December 15, 2022

HVAF’s 4th Annual #12VetsOfChristmas starts Tuesday!

We’re kicking off our 4th Annual 12 Vets of Christmas campaign to raise the needed funds for the 1,000+ homeless and near-homeless veterans who will turn to HVAF in 2023. Meet this year’s veterans: Daily, from Tuesday, December 20th to Saturday, December 31st, we’ll feature […]
January 10, 2023

Engaging with Andrea: Providing the Magic of Christmas

Christmas always seems to be experienced best through the priceless reaction of children. Their eyes twinkle, their faces light up, and their excitement and joy contain a pureness many adults have long forgotten. Through children, we can see the magic of Christmas! So, imagine if […]
January 23, 2023

Navy vet received certifications that lead him to “lucrative and rewarding life” thanks to HVAF and BWF

After serving in the Navy for two years, Robert had difficulty with the transition to civilian life. He described the transition as “culture shock.” “I was a Boatswain in the Navy, so my skills didn’t transfer,” Robert said. “I took the first job I could […]
March 7, 2023

See how HVAF has helped Army veteran Dee significantly in just 1 year

After serving as a Warehouse Supply Quartermaster in the U.S. Army for four years, Dee said the transition to civilian life was very difficult. “I don’t know how to describe it to be honest. Drugs came into play a lot,” Dee said. “We weren’t given […]
August 21, 2023

How HVAF cheered Kyla on to reach her goals

When Kyla graduated from high school, she wanted to become a nurse. After becoming waitlisted for her community college’s nursing program, she decided to enlist in the Army National Guard and wait to join the program later. While in medic school during her military training, […]
November 13, 2023

WTTS Rock to Feed is benefitting HVAF

WTTS Rock to Feed Presents: Alex Williams, November 24th at The Vogue is a 2023 WTTS Rock to Feed Concert, a benefit for HVAF! For 15+ years, WTTS and local venues have teamed up during the holiday season to have a portion of show ticket sales go to worthwhile […]
February 7, 2024

HVAF celebrates Black History Month

The History of Black History Month Thank you to HVAF’s Diversity Committee for the following information: Black History Month was established to honor and celebrate the contributions of African Americans to the country’s history, culture, and society. The precursor to Black History Month was “Negro […]