Attendees at the Leader's Summit for Veterans included MAJ Brian A. Hampton, USAR (ret), President of the Circle of Friends for American Veterans, who also helped out the vets with much needed supplies.
Circle of Friends for American Veterans hosted a Veterans’ Leaders Summit for MLK Day of Service as a part of the Martin Luther King Day of National Service, The Circle of Friends for American Veterans (COFAV) held a Veterans’ Leaders Summit at the Home for Heroes in Washington, DC. COFAV has been a long-time supporter of the Home for Heroes, where the veterans have been trained in licensed trades, and have hand built the structure of the home themselves with care and precision. Everything from the walls and the electrical wiring, to the tiles on the kitchen floor have been built or placed by the veterans.
North of Pittsburgh, Mechling-Shakley residence for homeless vets has partnered with COFAV at its national convention in D.C. and in PA.
THE CIRCLE OF FRIENDS FOR AMERICAN VETERANS
Home for Heroes
Liberty House in Manchester, NH, soldiers on to rehabilitate homeless vets. COFAV has sponsored two programs for them.
Willard "Smitty" Smith, Director of VETSHOUSE in Norfolk, VA, where COFAV sponsored two programs.
American Homeless Veterans (COFAV) has organized and sponsored programs for homeless veteran facilities throughout the nation, supporting them by:
Detriot Vets open a thrift store. COVAV has coordinated two rallies at the Detroit facility -- of 196 nationally.
St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN
Las Vegas, NV
-HELP Las Vegas Veteran Apartments
-New Mexico Veterans Integration Centers
-Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service & Education Center Inc.
-Victory Support Services
-Mechling-Shakley Veterans Center
-Good Neighbor Center
-Alston Wilkes Society
-Community Partnership for the Homeless
-Housing Crisis Center
El Paso, TX
-El Paso Coalition for the Homeless
San Angelo, TX
-United Way of Concho Valley
-Southeast Veterans’ Service Center
Norfolk/Virginia Beach, VA
-The Guest House of Milwaukee
In continuing the tradition of our partnership, we raised $1.2 million to build a women's wing for the Southeast Veterans' Service Center in D.C.
-US VETS – Phoenix
-Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness
-Esperanza En Escalante Homeless Facility
San Diego, CA
-Veterans Village of SD
San Bernardino, CA
-Colorado Coalition for The Homeless
-ASAP Homeless Services
-Agency for Community Treatment Services
Cedar Rapids, IA
-Linn County Veterans’ Affairs
-Vets Helping Vets
Des Moines, IA
-Central Iowa Shelter & Services
-180 Degrees, Inc.
-Salvation Army – Waterloo
-Inner City Peoples Coalition
Battle Creek, MI
-Haven of Rest Rescue Mission
-Michigan Veterans’ Foundation
-Volunteers of America – Michigan
-Volunteers of America - Michigan
COFAV supports homless vets in the National Capitol Area, such as the Natl. Coalition of Concerned Vets, shown delivering furniture.
American Homeless Veterans
Fighting to put vets first since 1993
Circle of Friends for American Veterans