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Throughout my tenure as Veterans Program director at Genesis10, I’ve had some great opportunities to shine a light on the issue of veterans unemployment and the complexities that surround it. In one recent opportunity, I was profiled by the New York Times in their “Vocations” section. The Q&A piece highlighted my military experience and current role with Genesis10.
I was ecstatic to be interviewed by such a prominent and well-respected publication, in their Sunday issue no less! After the article ran, I received an outpouring of emails, phone calls, even handwritten notes from individuals who wanted to know what they could do to help.
One of the joys of working with veterans is the continual positive response I get from people who want to help veterans. So in response to the near countless times I have been asked, “How can I help?”, I decided to create a blog post that outlines meaningful ways the average individual can make a difference in the lives of vets:
Whether you chose to make an investment of time or money for veterans causes, I want to say thank you. As a veteran, when you feel adrift or are struggling finding your place in your new post-military life, it is unbelievably powerful to know you have a network of individuals – those familiar and complete strangers – out there cheering you on, providing encouragement and helping you make the transition to the next chapter of your life.