The VETERANS STAND DOWN EVENT is a convenient way to provide needed resources to Veterans experiencing the housing crisis first hand.
We invite you to join us on November 13-14th in TACOMA WA at the GREATER TACOMA CONVENTION CENTER, Located at 1500 Commerce St, Tacoma, WA 98402 to connect with Local Veterans as we gather resources from various local and national organizations, corporations and l
American Military Families Action Network is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2012 . AMFANCORP is an all volunteer organization of veterans serving veterans, that celebrates Patriotism without Politics. We are dedicated to advancing the readiness of American soldiers, sailors and their families.
Recent initiatives include the 2021 Veterans Stand Down, USAVET Food Bank , the coordination of veterans benefits, transitional services that address opportunities to improve veterans homelessness, food insecurity, PTSD ,TBI and Mental Health Initiatives.
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VETERAN FOOD INSECURITY
More than 130,000 Veterans are homeless and hungry on any given night in America. One in three homeless people in America is a U.S. Military Veteran , with nearly four million Veterans and their families suffering from food insecurity during the year.
American Military Families Action Network local solution is our USAVET Food Bank . American Military Families Action Network serves the local Pierce County/South king county veterans, including disabled Veterans that receive care at the local VA hospital(American Lake of the Puget Sound Health care system.
The USAVET Food Bank has been designed to serve veterans, active duty Soldiers and Sailors, their spouses and children in Pierce County/ South King County located in Washington State. whose circumstances have left them on the battlefield of hunger, and to involve the public in fighting Veteran hunger.
Through gracious donation donated by local farmers, food manufacturers and grocery stores. USAVET Food Bank is able to distribute free food and groceries at regular, scheduled times to U.S. Military Veterans in need and their families. We strive to provide healthy food for veterans in need.
We provide non-perishable food items, household goods, pet food, clothing, food and gas cards to veterans and service members who are in need. When funding permits we also provide bill or emergency assistance. We have annual Thanksgiving & Christmas turkey and ham boxes we distribute to those who sign up to receive one and we have the donations of items or funding to provide holiday food items.
We support our local active duty service members by providing nonperishable food items, snack, toiletries and partnering them with a family service specialist.
We need your support
Our nation’s military Veterans have served and sacrificed for our freedom. Many are returning from war to a weak economy, and struggling with injuries, both physical and mental. Too many Veterans are ending up jobless and homeless. Too many are going hungry. We believe it is our duty to give back to these men and women who have given so much for our country.
VETERANS GI BILL BENEFITS
VA LOAN HELP
VA CAREGIVER PROGRAM HELP
Thank you for your continued support. AMERICAN MILITARY FAMILIES ACTION NETWORK (USAVET Foodbank) is an all Volunteer, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
as well as a charitable organization registered with Washington Secretary of State
With your generous support the USAVET Food Bank will continue to be able to distribute free food and groceries at regular, scheduled times to the disabled or housebound U.S. Military Veterans, in Pierce/ So. King County in this time of need.
Thank you in advance for your time, consideration and donation, during the time of uncertain
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