February 13, 2024

Army veteran Jackson’s journey from motel to home, sweet, home!

An unexpected call to action 88 – a number Army Veteran Jackson will never forget. It’s his lottery number that meant he was drafted for the Vietnam War. “When you got drafted, going in, you were not expected to come back,” Jackson said. “Right out […]
February 7, 2024

Message from the CEO: We must protect veterans using vouchers to end homelessness

According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, on average, 17,000 new people enter homelessness every week in the United States. Sadly, this includes far too many veterans. In fact, veterans are more likely than non-veterans to face homelessness. In Indianapolis, veterans represent only 4% […]
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 […]
January 10, 2024

Message from the CEO: Looking back on 2023, looking ahead to 2024

Happy New Year! Beginning a new year is an opportunity to reset and refocus on key priorities for the next 12 months. Along with all the weight loss resolutions, promises to reduce screentime, and be more present, at HVAF we are focused on ending veteran […]
January 10, 2024

27 veterans graduate from HVAF’s VetWorks program

27 Hoosier Heroes are even closer to achieving their dream career! HVAF’s VetWorks is a multi-phase, collaborative workforce development program for veterans. The program equips and trains veterans in order to obtain and maintain good and promising jobs. These veterans completed an internship during Phase […]