Texan Veteran and mother of 4 finds hope in a new home

August 3rd, 2021|Comments Off on Texan Veteran and mother of 4 finds hope in a new home

“I was still suffering from some traumatic events that happened to me while I was enlisted, and I had a new baby on top of that,” says Johnson. “Due to pregnancy and delivery issues, [...]

Army paratrooper finds hope in new apartment

March 2nd, 2021|Comments Off on Army paratrooper finds hope in new apartment

DM, the individual Veterans Matter assisted with a security deposit, is one of the Veterans I checked in on last week. DM became homeless after losing his job and was unable to pay rent. He had no family or friends [...]

“The assistance that Veteran’s Matters Organization provides is amazing!”

March 2nd, 2021|Comments Off on “The assistance that Veteran’s Matters Organization provides is amazing!”

I just want to take the time to thank you and Veteran’s Matters for assisting HUD-VASH Veterans. I have worked in this program for six years and the assistance that Veteran’s Matters Organization provides is [...]

3 Years Later and Still Housed

February 16th, 2021|Comments Off on 3 Years Later and Still Housed

Quote from the Veteran: Greetings -- My name is William. I am writing to thank you for your help in May of 2018. My family and I were struggling greatly. I had a major [...]

The Stories of Your 1000th, 2000th, 3000th, & 4000th Veteran Housed

October 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on The Stories of Your 1000th, 2000th, 3000th, & 4000th Veteran Housed

4,000 Veterans Housed: It Really is THAT Simple You have now helped house over 4,000 homeless veterans in 25 states. FOUR THOUSAND. That’s a lot of veterans! It makes us feel good, for sure, [...]

The 4000th Veteran You Housed – October 2020

October 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on The 4000th Veteran You Housed – October 2020

You have now helped house over 4,000 homeless veterans in 25 states. FOUR THOUSAND. That’s a lot of veterans! Patrick Lufkin, a Texas Army veteran, was experiencing difficulty with maintaining housing due to his [...]

The 3000th Veteran you housed – July 2019

July 21st, 2019|Comments Off on The 3000th Veteran you housed – July 2019

Derek is an Army veteran living in Detroit, Michigan. Like many of his fellow veterans, he has a history of Adjustment Disorder. (Yes, it is a real thing.) He resided for many years with [...]

The 2000th Veteran you housed – March 2018

March 5th, 2018|Comments Off on The 2000th Veteran you housed – March 2018

George is a veteran of the Air Force and served in Vietnam. He was referred to us by the HUD-VASH team out of the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, Texas. George [...]

The 1000th Veteran you housed – February 2016

February 29th, 2016|Comments Off on The 1000th Veteran you housed – February 2016

4,000 Veterans Housed: It Really is THAT Simple You have now helped house over 4,000 homeless veterans in 25 states. FOUR THOUSAND. That’s a lot of veterans! It makes us feel good, for sure, [...]

January 18th, 2010|Comments Off on

Home Again: In Their Own Words In this touching video introduced by John Mellencamp, four of the veterans housed by Veterans Matter share their stories of moving from homelessness, to housing, as well as [...]

January 17th, 2010|Comments Off on

A Hero's Best Friends A veteran worked on his feet every day, challenged by neuropathy while working in shipping, receiving and deliveries. After getting laid off when the company downsized, the veteran began to [...]

January 16th, 2010|Comments Off on

Climbing Up the Beam High on a steel beam with the city sprawled below, Corporal Robert (Bur) Pulliam, Ret., is far above the homeless camps and streets he once called home. “Climbing up the [...]

January 15th, 2010|Comments Off on

Refusing to Quit At 67, Toledo, Ohio, Veteran Charles Kincaid has experienced more than his fair share of ups and downs since he left the military. That he survived, and is now thriving, is [...]

January 13th, 2010|Comments Off on

A Veteran & His Family HUD-VASH Caseworker Cory Glasgow came to us with an OEF/OIF/OND veteran with a spouse and four children who were in need of our help. They planned to stay with [...]

January 12th, 2010|Comments Off on

A Home for the Holidays Ken Leslie – Facebook 12/2016 So to date (December 2016) Veterans Matter has housed over 1,250 veterans nationwide. Because of our structure we rarely get to meet the veterans [...]

January 12th, 2010|Comments Off on

A Home After Three Years Caseworker Larry Squires shared with us the story of a veteran who had been homeless for three years. Squires was with the veteran when he signed his lease with [...]

January 10th, 2010|Comments Off on

“It’s not just one heartwarming story, it’s the total number. A lot of veterans now have a warm, safe place to sleep tonight because Veteran’s Matter was able to come through and provide the [...]

January 9th, 2010|Comments Off on

A Car is Not a Home Joel had been living in his car with his dog for two months when he met Shawn Dowling, his local VA Health Care for Homeless Veterans program coordinator. Dowling [...]

January 7th, 2010|Comments Off on

Once a contracted government employee and a well-educated man, a Navy Veteran found himself living out of his truck with his dogs in the local Wal-Mart parking lot. Not one to ask for help, [...]

January 6th, 2010|Comments Off on

I would like to express my appreciation of the assistance provided by Veteran’s Matter. Over the past few months, Veterans Matter has assisted three of my Veterans who were facing financial hardship and/or without [...]

January 5th, 2010|Comments Off on

Mr. R. is 72-year-old Veteran. He served in the Army for 6 years. He was very stable in his community but had outlived his relatives and friends. Mr. R. has a number of medical issues due to his age [...]

January 5th, 2010|Comments Off on

We recently housed a 48-year-old single male Army Veteran who had been in and out of shelters in Flint, MI with the help of Veterans Matter. His yearly income at this time is $2400. He couldn’t find rent that was [...]

January 4th, 2010|Comments Off on

Veteran A was living in a rental trailer for over a year. During this time, he lost his car and job and ended up trying to live off $134 a month. We were able to house him in an apartment with included utilities [...]

January 4th, 2010|Comments Off on

The B. Family is officially in their home!!! I went to see them today and it was AMAZING…the kids actually took me on a tour.   They kept wanting to take me upstairs to see their room, over, and [...]