The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) has kept moving and keeping up the pace despite leaving winter behind. As many of you in the local DC metropolitan region have witnessed winter has—for the most part—is a remiss.
However, the seasons’ of NAAV never change when it comes to being on mission. This winter’s publication of NAAV January/February 2020 testimonies is proof that this organization stays on track and not swayed by its surroundings, but instead is energized by the wonderful blessings of giving and providing for our nation’s Veterans and their family members… As this group of dedicated individuals would not stop to keep us safe in times of trouble nor will NAAV—so long as we have the resources and backing of our most generous supporters, volunteers, and sponsors.
Following are a few testimonies during winter 2020, NAAV is proud to share with you as a reminder that life for many of our Veterans is, can, and has been richly blessed by you and others.
- On Wednesday, January 8, 2020, the National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) president, chief executive officer and veterans’ service officer Constance A. Burns received one hundred and fifty-eight (158) clothing items including (1) pair of shoes; (23) pants; (8) sweaters; (1) belt; (110) shirts; (1) vest; (2) suit tops; (3) pair of cuff links; and (2) pair of socks. The market value of Charles Tyrwhitt is $2,138.78. To date, NAAV have received (11) large boxes of clothing from Charles Tyrwhitt Men’s Store in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Charles Tyrwhitt has 25 stores worldwide, of which 12 stores are in the United States.
- On Thursday, January 30, 2020, NAAV, Inc. president and chief executive officer presented in-kind donation including men’s shirts, thermal bags, and hand knitted winter caps to homeless Veterans residing at the Central Union Mission, Washington, DC. The Central Union Mission was established a hundred and thirty-five years ago. The heart of the Mission “is serving the hidden homeless and hungry in our city-one life at a time.”
“Thank you NAAV for the beautiful hand knotted winter caps donated by Sharing Love of Indianapolis, IN for homeless Veterans in the greater Washington metropolitan area.” Central Union Mission Residents, Washington, DC. “Thank you for the shirts and winter caps.” Johnny Ferguson and Paul Singletary, Central Union Mission, Washington, DC
NAAV provides assistance to a family in need of transportation:
- Dear Constance,
Thank you so much for your encouragement to find a van. The Lord
provided it so beautifully.
Blessings, David and Tami Lee
Holts Summit, MO
NAAV provided emergency assistance resources and referrals to over
twenty disabled Veterans and their families represented nationwide.
Pausing a moment for many more thanks:
- “Thanks NAAV for your continued support and professional assistance
regarding emergency assistance.” Dwayne Summage, West Helena, AR
- “Thank you NAAV for providing resources and contacts for help me and my
family with debt relief. We are very grateful to NAAV for emergency
assistance support!” Rosemary Jackson and Family, Louisiana
- On Friday, February 7, 2020, the National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) president, chief executive officer and veterans’ service officer Constance A. Burns donated hand knitted winter caps to Seniors’ residing at the Forest Hills of DC located at 4901 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. The Forest Hills of DC is a rehabilitation services for seniors in partnership with Select Rehabilitation.
As such, NAAV, Inc. received sixty-nine (69) hand-knitted winter caps donated by Linda S. Cunningham, Founder of Sharing Love of Indianapolis, Indiana to give to homeless Veterans residing in the greater Washington metropolitan area.
The market value of gift is $1,380. All donations to NAAV, Inc. are tax deductible to the fullest extent of federal and local law.
“Thank you NAAV for the beautiful hand knotted winter caps donated by Sharing Love of Indianapolis, IN.”
As seasons come and go this year, NAAV welcomes you along this unpredictable journey and thanks you in advance for your continued support, precious time, and thoughtful prayers. Let’s stay the course in giving of time, gifts, and talents to our nation’s Veterans and their family members all of whom gave so much towards the freedom and safety we have been blessed to receive and enjoy.
o/b/o NAAV, Inc.
CEO/President Constance A. Burns