HVAF BLOG

Check out our latest stories, events, and the best part of the job: our success stories.

 
December 11, 2023

Message from the CEO: It’s our season!

I can’t believe it’s the end of the year already, and what a year it has been! We started celebrating our 30th anniversary in the spring, with the rededication of our Veterans Community Center in honor of our first full-time CEO, Colonel Donald W. Moreau. […]
November 28, 2023

Celebrate HVAF’s 30th Anniversary for Giving Tuesday!

Today is Giving Tuesday – an annual celebration of generosity that takes place the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past ten years, the day […]
November 20, 2023

Roger That Podcast Ep 12: Meet the 2023 12 Vets of Christmas!

This is Episode 12 of Roger That – A Podcast Presented by HVAF of Indiana. For the Roger That season 1 finale, HVAF’s VP for Advancement Ashlee Walls-Pierce joins Lauren to introduce the 2023 12 Vets Of Christmas.  Starting December 20, each day for 12 […]
November 14, 2023

OPERATION ALPHA 2023: The Biggest, Bestest Veterans Day Party yet!

We say this every year, and thankfully we get to say it again – this year was the BIGGEST & BESTEST Operation Alpha yet! Nearly 400 amazing people came out and enjoyed the evening – and helped us raise $150,000! What is Operation Alpha? Hotel […]
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 […]
November 6, 2023

HVAF thanks our Operation Alpha 2023 Sponsors!

Indiana’s Biggest, Bestest Veterans Day party is on November 10! Operation Alpha is our signature annual event raising funds to provide life-changing support and services to Central Indiana homeless and near-homeless veterans. We want to take a moment to thank our amazing sponsors! 4-Star Sponsors: […]
November 6, 2023

Roger That Podcast Ep 11: Veterans Day Special – Honoring the Hoosier Heroes on HVAF Staff

This is Episode 11 of Roger That – A Podcast Presented by HVAF of Indiana. In honor of Veterans Day coming up this weekend, we want to be sure to take time in recognizing those on Team HVAF who have served our country. So on […]
October 23, 2023

Roger That Podcast Ep 10: Veterans Day Special – Honoring the Hoosier Heroes on HVAF’s Board of Directors

This is Episode 10 of Roger That – A Podcast Presented by HVAF of Indiana. Veterans Day is coming up, which is a pretty big day for HVAF (for obvious reasons😉). In honor of November 11, we want to be sure to take time in […]
October 17, 2023

Message from the CEO: Operation Alpha is coming up!

We are less than a month away from HVAF’s signature fundraising event, Operation Alpha. On November 10, we will gather for our 10th Annual Operation Alpha, thanks to an incredible partnership with Hotel Tango Artisan Distillery. Hotel Tango is a local distillery in Indianapolis, founded […]
October 9, 2023

Roger That Podcast Ep 9: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This is Episode 9 of Roger That – A Podcast Presented by HVAF of Indiana. It’s October, which means it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In this episode of Roger That, we talk with HVAF housing case manager, Anne, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in […]
October 3, 2023

HVAF’s wrap-around services have helped Army veteran come a long way

After the Army After serving in the Army for almost a year and a half, Roscoe received his honorable discharge. Looking back, he regrets getting out so soon. “I got out in December 1978. That first day, I went over to my sister’s and her […]
September 25, 2023

HVAF’s IT Dept has helped Marine veteran achieve new career dreams!

“Tired of being retired” After serving in the United States Marines Corps for 28 years, Chuck went on to have a 10-year career at Indianapolis’ regional VA office. Once in retirement, he realized he wanted to continue to work. “I was tired of being retired,” […]
September 18, 2023

Roger That Podcast Ep 8: Operation Alpha 2023

This is Episode 8 of Roger That – A Podcast Presented by HVAF of Indiana. In this episode of Roger That, it is all about HVAF’s signature event – Operation Alpha! This year’s fundraising event is on November 10 at the Biltwell Event Center. Lauren […]