Veteran Is Saving His Hard-Earned Money

Karl M.* is determined to get back on his feet. This veteran is saving his hard-earned money to secure a brighter future.   His life has been a series of setbacks, wrong turns, and disappointments.  That has not stopped him from wanting a better life for himself. Kim...

Schuylkill County Residents Care for Veterans

On a warm day in May, I was walking up and down Main Street in Schuylkill Haven, conducting outreach. I was popping in to any store or business that was open in attempt to provide them with information about Supportive Services for Veteran Families in Schuylkill...

Street Homelessness in Schuylkill County

“You walk around in the woods looking for homeless people? Why would you do that?” by Victoria Spitler, MSW, Case Manager, Supportive Services for Veteran Families, Schuylkill County. Whenever I’m asked that question, the answer is always easy; because people really...
Putting Pride Aside

Putting Pride Aside

As one of 10 siblings, James D. looked out for his siblings especially after losing his mother when he was just 12 years old. After high school, he was looking for a new adventure. This York, Pennsylvania native visited an Army recruiter with a friend and they both...