Global Maternal Health Briefing

Yesterday, we held the third conversation in WCPI’s virtual briefing series on global maternal health: “Childbirth Should Not Be a Death Sentence: Global Maternal Health and the Impact of COVID-19.” This briefing was held in conjunction with the leadership of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues. Thank you to our moderator, Stacey D. Stewart; our […]

NAAV New Mail a Veteran a Dollar 2021 Donation Campaign

  ATTENTION: This is a pledge you are not going to want to miss! Veteran’s Day is every day~ Please join The National Association of American Veterans (NAAV) as we launch our “Mail a Veteran a Dollar” 2021 campaign. Turn your single $1.00 bill into $1,000 bills in support of our nations Veterans and their […]

Lady Veterans Connect A New Partner of NAAV in 2020

Sheppards Hands was formed in 2012 to work with veterans and as we did more research, we found that one of the greatest needs was to provide services and housing for women veterans as they are often the forgotten population of the veteran population. In 2016 we opened the home in Lexington where we could […]

Women Veterans Suicide Prevention: Wearing the Armor of Silent Screams

Suicide! I had no idea that she was in so much pain. I cannot believe she is gone and left her family. I cannot believe she could not find help. Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in America. The overall rate of suicide among Veterans is higher than the national average. Women Veterans […]

Respite Relief for Caregivers of Veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has teamed up with the Elizabeth Dole Foundation to launch Respite Relief for Military and Veteran Caregivers, a new program that will offer caregivers in select regions of California, Texas, and Florida with access to no-cost, short-term relief during the COVID-19 crisis. CareLinx is powering the emergency fund with […]

The PenFed Foundation Rental Assistance Program

The PenFed Foundation is here to assist those facing eviction due to unemployment caused by COVID-19. If you qualify for our Emergency Financial Assistance program and facing eviction due to loss of income caused by Covid-19, then you are eligible to apply for rental assistance for up to 4 months. You will need to provide […]

FCC Designated ‘988’ As 3-Digit Number for National Suicide Prevention Hotline

On July 16, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission adopted rules to established 988 as the new, nationwide, 3-digit phone number for Americans in crisis to connect with suicide prevention and mental health crisis counselors. The rules require all phone service providers to direct all 988 calls to the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline by July […]

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