The mission of the Veterans Empowerment Organization is “To enhance the quality of life for homeless veterans on their road to
has committed to serving these veterans through the VEO. We are providing
the support to VEO and its veterans this year in lieu of our traditional
“Adopt-a-Platoon” project and Honor Air flight. As you have heard over this
last couple of weeks, there are three immediate opportunities to volunteer and
SUPPLIES COLLECTION - NOVEMBER 1 AND 8
collecting needed supplies over the next 2 weeks at Rotary to support the
veterans. Supplies needed include:
§Personal Hygiene -
toothbrushes, bar soap, body wash, shampoo, razors, shaving cream/gel, foot
powder, and lotion.
§Clothing - undershirts,
boxer briefs, scarves, knit caps, gloves, and socks.
§Household items - Toilet paper, paper
towels, paper plates, plastic ware, paper napkins, all manner of cleaning
supplies for kitchen and bathroom
VETERANS DAY PARADE - NOVEMBER 10
We are invited
to walk with the veterans in the parade in downtown Atlanta. Parade
walkers need to meet at Roswell Area Park at 7:30 at Community Activity
Building parking lot. Please contact
Dave Wash to participate.
VETERANS DAY BARBEQUE - NOVEMBER 10
supplying drinks for a Veterans Day Barbeque at the VEO at 373 West Lake
Avenue, Atlanta after the parade. We need volunteers to get the drinks to
the BBQ, help serve the lunch and clean up. Please contact Dave Wash to volunteer.