WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the availability of up to $5 million to fund 16 or more Homeless Female Veterans and Veterans with Families grants. Approximately 1,900 veterans will receive job training and related services to help them succeed in civilian careers.
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HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Drake State Community College will be offering free construction training courses for residents of the region who are currently unemployed or under employed and have a desire to enter the field of construction. Classes begin April 22 with first classes scheduled for completion by August 31, 2013. Read More...
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“Helping Farm Families RECOVER From Crisis” – The Farm Rescue Foundation helps farm families by providing specialized, non-medical equipment to assist farm families who are overcoming physical challenges due to a major injury or illness. We also assists with volunteer manpower for recovery following natural disasters. Our board of directors reviews all requests for assistance and approves cases based on each unique situation and available funding / volunteer manpower.
As a nonprofit organization whose operations rely solely on donations and volunteers, the Farm Rescue Foundation can only continue to provide hope and help to family farmers in crisis as long as it continues to receive support from donors, who donate money, securities, and property to the Farm Rescue Foundation.
Learn more about the Farm Rescue Foundation – HERE
The purpose of the Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) is to provide services to assist in reintegrating homeless veterans into meaningful employment within the labor force and to stimulate the development of effective service delivery systems that will address the complex problems facing homeless veterans.
Find more information on VETS HVRP – HERE