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View Photos Here are some of the charities and other programs that offer assistance to veterans and their families.
View Caption Here are the charities that offer help to active- and retired-duty service members and their dependents.
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The charity program: The Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation provides financial support to veterans who are homeless or are at risk of homelessness.
The foundation is the largest non-profit organization in the U.S. devoted to the welfare of veterans.
It was founded by former Vice President Joe Biden, a Democrat.
In addition to supporting veterans, the foundation also provides grants for educational and other services to help people transition into civilian life.
How the charity works: The foundation awards grants to veterans that help with living expenses, housing, education, health care and other expenses.
The funds are given to needy veterans.
What to do if you think you might qualify for help: If you’re struggling with money, there are a variety of ways to apply for help from the foundation.
To apply, you’ll need to provide an affidavit of support, which you can fill out online.
You can also call the foundation at 1-800-VETS-USARS (1-800.227.2300) to set up an appointment to talk to a volunteer.
If you’ve lost your job or are struggling to make ends meet, you can also apply for financial assistance.
It can take up to three weeks to review and review your application.
For more information on veterans and military issues, visit the Veterans of foreign war page at www.fws.gov.
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