Veterans are significantly more likely to face homelessness than civilians, reports the National Alliance to End Homelessness. Due to the nature of military service, veterans face an increased risk of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, and traumatic brain injuries, which are among the top risk factors for becoming homeless.
Veterans across America are uniting to bring an end to the devastation of homelessness. Formerly homeless vets who know the painful realities of life on the street are stepping up to “pay it forward” to their brothers and sisters in need. Take a look at these inspiring true stories of vets lending a helping hand.
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