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 stories from organizations making a positive impact in Central Indiana.
|Tony W. in the kitchen|
FOX59 will broadcast Tony’s story. Tony, 55, is a United States Army veteran. Years of heavy drinking, drug addiction and poor choices ultimately led Tony to homelessness, and he says he isolated himself from family and friends.
In 2009, Tony came to HVAF for help with his recovery to alcohol addiction. Since successfully completing HVAF’s recovery program in 2014, Tony serves as an active volunteer and a role model for other veterans currently in HVAF’s housing program. Tony’s story is one example of how giving back is helping United Way address a community problem.