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 […]
September 12, 2023

130 veterans in need attend HVAF’s annual Stand Down resource fair

We are excited to say that HVAF’s annual Stand Down event was a success! There were 64 vendors (the most we’ve ever had!) providing lunch, clothing, hygiene items, and other important resources to 130 veterans (and 5 spouses) in Indianapolis. We also want to thank […]
September 11, 2023

Message from the CEO: Military sexual trauma (MST)

Military Sexual Trauma (MST), the term the Department of Veterans Affairs uses to refer to experiences of sexual assault or harassment experienced during the military, sadly impacts a significant number of veterans. According to the University of Chicago, surveys estimate that between 23-71% of female […]
September 11, 2023

Army & Marine veteran clean for 3 years thanks to HVAF!

Addictions & Homelessness “I’ve been homeless about 7 times in 23 states.” After serving in the Army and the Marines in the 1980s, Leroy found himself homeless. He also battled an addiction to drugs and alcohol. “I used to smoke crack cocaine and I used […]