Thank you to our sponsors and partners

Veterans Matter and 1Matters would like to thank all of our event sponsors and partners who stepped up in 2018 to support the Walk to End Veteran Homelessness and the annual Tent City event.  Many of these partners have supported our organization in the past, but there were also several new businesses who stepped up this year as this event continues to grow.  Without their support none of this would be possible and we would like to thank the following organizations and businesses:

First Nation Group/Jordan Reses   First Nation Group and Jordan Reses Supply Company are committed to providing industry leading respiratory equipment and support to the Veterans Administration, Department of Defense and other Federal treatment facilities, while also maintaining a responsible presence of volunteerism and financial support for our Nation’s veterans and active duty personnel in the communities they serve.  Visit

Credit Adjustments, Inc.   Credit Adjustments has been a leader in debt recovery for over 35 years. Focusing on the healthcare and higher education industries, they’ve consistently exceeded customer expectations by investing in the industry’s most effective technologies and processes while maintaining a core of highly experienced debt recovery associates.   Their goal is to offer clients the best possible debt collection solutions. They strive to provide clients with fast, efficient debt recovery that will increase profits and eliminate the time and capital they might otherwise expend on this energy-consuming process. Visit

Lucas County Veterans Service Commission   There are two primary types of services available at the VSC.   In addition to filing claims and requesting Military records for veterans, Temporary Financial Assistance is available to those Honorably Discharged veterans who are residents of Lucas County, who qualify, and who provide the documents to the VSC staff that are required by Ohio State Statute.   Examples of assistance are: Food Vouchers; Rent, Mortgage, Utility; Medical Prescription Funds; Transportation to VA Medical Facilities.  Visit

Dana Incorporated Founded in 1904, Dana has emerged as one of the world’s most influential suppliers to the world’s mobility industry – providing highly engineered solutions for improving the efficiency, performance, and sustainability of powered vehicles and machinery.  Dana employs approximately 30,000 people in 33 countries on six continents who are committed to delivering long-term value to customers.  The company reported sales of more than $7.2 billion in 2017.  Based in Maumee, Ohio, USA, Dana is ranked among the Drucker Institute’s listing of the 250 most effectively managed companies.  For more information, please visit

Promedica   ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. It serves communities in 30 states. The organization offers acute and ambulatory care, an insurance company with a dental plan, and post-acute and academic business lines. The organization has more than 70,000 employees, 13 hospitals, 2,700 physicians and advanced practice providers with privileges, 900+ healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians, a health plan, and 450 assisted living facilities, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, memory care communities, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and hospice and home health care agencies. Driven by its Mission to improve your health and well-being, ProMedica has been nationally recognized for its advocacy programs and efforts to address social determinants of health.  Visit

Mental Health & Recovery Services Board of Lucas County   A compassionate community that embraces recovery and mental wellness.  Their mission is to cultivate a high-quality network of resources that inspires personal recovery and promotes mental wellness for Lucas County residents.   Visit

The JDI Group, Inc.   Formed in 2002, JDI is one of the few A/E firms in the Midwest to offer complete, in-house design servicesfrom architectural services and facility engineering design, to chemical process and environmental services, process mechanical, instrumentation & controls and IT/Technology services.  Using state of the art design software and 3D scanning capabilities, JDI serves many sectors such as Automotive, Chemical/Refining, Commercial/Institutional, Food, Glass, Manufacturing, Government and Transportation.  Visit

Zepf Center   This local non-profit provides behavioral health and vocational services to youth and adults with severe and persistent mental illness in Lucas County. Services include child & adolescent psychiatric, medical, residential, and therapy services, as well as career development. The center and foundation are named for Toledoan Elizabeth A. Zepf, a staunch advocate for citizens with mental illness.  Their mission is “Creating hope & recovery through integrated person-centered services.”  Visit

Concentra Occupational Health   Concentra is a national health care company focused on improving the health of America’s workforce, one patient at a time. Through its affiliated clinicians, the company provides occupational medicine, urgent care, physical therapy, and wellness services from more than 500 medical centers in 44 states. In addition to these medical center locations, Concentra serves employers by providing a broad range of health services and operating more than 140 onsite medical facilities.  Visit

Buckeye IT Services   Buckeye IT has been serving the NW Ohio area since 2007, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to government, K12 districts and small and medium-sized businesses.  It’s always been their goal to provide enterprise-level IT practices and solutions to the small business sector, with small business prices.  Their experience has allowed them to build and develop the infrastructure needed to keep our prices affordable and our clients up and running.  Visit

SSOE Group   SSOE is a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management. It is their mission to make clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money. They align project stakeholders, create a common vision, and deliver that vision.  They specialize in delivering complicated, high-stakes projects and value through long-term program management and sustaining support.  The SSOE Experience is a combination of Value Promise and Great Client Service that results in trusted relationships.  Visit

Columbia Gas of Ohio   Columbia Gas of Ohio is one of the seven energy- distribution companies of NiSource Inc. Serving approximately 1.4 million residential, commercial and industrial customers, Columbia Gas of Ohio is the largest natural gas utility in the state.  The company is an industry leader in the development of innovative services and programs. Columbia Gas of Ohio has a proven track record of service reliability and customer safety.  The company actively supports non-profit agencies and organizations in the communities it serves. Visit

The Andersons Inc.   Leaders in the Grain, Plant Nutrient, Ethanol and Rail the company owns grain terminals in eight states including Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Tennessee and Texas.  The Plant Nutrient Group formulates, stores, and distributes nutrient, specialty, and industrial inputs and corncob based products through strategically located facilities.  The Ethanol Group provides facility operations, risk management, ethanol and distiller dried grains marketing.  The Rail Group provides a variety of services to the rail industry including fleet management, leasing, repair and custom fabrication.  Visit

Danberry   Formed in 1962, Danberry is a leader in Real Estate services in Northwest Ohio.  Specializing in Buyers, Sellers, Relocation and Financing, Danberry has continued to grow and be ranked as one of the top real estate companies in the nation. This team led by Todd Schenkenberger has participated the past 3 years.  Giving back to their community through the Danberry Treasure Chest and Community Benefit Program, the company is making a positive difference in helping children and families in need throughout Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.  Visit

Hylant   As a local insurance leader, Hylant offers a variety of risk specialties for your business insurance needs and a full suite of employee benefits services, including health and wellness. And if you’re looking for personal insurance, we offer that as well. We view risk holistically, so we’ll work closely with you to develop risk management strategies that align with your short- and long-term goals. Visit

ITS Technologies   Knowledge. Experience.  Results.  ITS has been a leader in the engineering, technical and professional recruiting field since 1984. After 30 years, they remain successful because they know our business and work to understand yours.  No matter what position or location, ITS is capable and committed to identifying and recruiting the best talent for their clients.  Visit