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...

Veteran Moving Forward For Her Children

After hearing her Veteran grandfather’s stories about serving in the Battle of the Bulge, Linda*  knew she wanted to enlist in the Army.  At age 23, and the mother of a 3 year old, Linda, wanted to better herself and provide security for her young family.  The Army...

Volunteer for Veterans

One of the greatest business lessons students have learned this year is adaptability and flexibility.  For full time dental hygienist and student, Deanna Brugger, it was particularly challenging.  She is completing her requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree in...