News and Events

Check out our latest news and happenings at Arise Veteran Foundation and our partners
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Mega Food Drive on Sept 24th

The Kaufman Fund is proud to partner with Operation Food Search to have a “Mega Food Drive” at the headquarters of OFS. The event will take place on September 24th. The..

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Veteran Gives Women ‘Overdue’ Memorial

Construction underway for Women’s Legacy Memorial on courthouse square By Alyx Arnett, 6/29/21, the Kokomo Perspective The northeast corner of the courthouse square has been undergoing a transformation as brick..

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Women Veteran’s Program hosts drive-through baby shower

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – Being pregnant or having a child is not an easy feat for most women, and one veteran’s organization wants women to know there are resources..

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What to Know about The COVID-19 Delta Variant

You Asked, We Answered: What do I need to know about the Delta variant of COVID-19? I’ve heard about a new “Delta variant” of the virus that causes COVID-19. Is..

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Kaufman Fund is Helping Veterans and Children

For over 30 years, The Kaufman Fund has been helping Veterans and children in need. In addition to our dental, legal and mental health programs we support other organization in..

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Boots to Business Reboot

SoCal VBOC is proud to co-host this online Boots to Business Reboot event with the Native American Veterans Association (NAVA) and the Los Angeles SBA District Office. If you have ever dreamed of owning your own business, join us on Saturday, June 19th, from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM Pacific time. The Zoom link and password will be emailed to registered participants the day before the class. There is no charge for this event.

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New Project Director

Let’s give a warm welcome to Mr. George Briscoe, who will serve as overall project director for Arise Veteran Foundation. He has previously served as project director for a comprehensive..

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Donation Presented to Kaufman Fund

Carrier Heating & Cooling & Koch Air proudly support The Kaufman Fund.

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Helmets to Hardhats

If you or any veteran you know is interested in a career with one of the 15 Building and Construction Trade Unions, contact Bill of Helmets to Hardhats. Helmets to Hardhats is a nonprofit organization that helps military service members transition back into civilian life by offering career opportunities in the construction industry.

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185th Airlift Squadron Reunion

This Airlift Squadron received a batch of PPE kits. The Squadron consists of one retired SWA pilot, 3 Brigadier Generals, and all of them have 20+ years of military service.

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Bordeaux Big Payback

Knowles Friends, Family and Staff, The Bordeaux Advocates have resumed our partnership with J.B. Knowles!  We are excited to be a part of this amazing facility and to bring smiles..

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Fighting ‘Invisible Injuries’ — PTSD Treatment Systems Are Gifted to Two St. Louis Combat Vets

ST LOUIS, MO (Issued APRIL 2021) — Two Saint Louis area combat veterans — who have been dealing with effects of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) since returning from deployment many years ago..

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Dress Distribution Program

State Senator Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) is teaming up with local organizations to facilitate a dress distribution program, giving away over 600 youth-sized girl dresses to families in need throughout Southern Illinois.

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Meharry & Knowles

Meharry Family Medicine and Knowles Home Assisted Living Facility – Falls Risk Assessment The Meharry Comprehensive Health Center houses the Family Medicine Clinic and cared for over 15,000 primary care visits over..

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New Tech Support Gig-App

Veteran Community Excited About New Tech Support Gig-App – TecMe Announces Partnerships With Arise Veterans and VeteranGIG

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Bees for Bravery

Bees for Bravery gives veterans suffering from PTSD a means of therapy through beekeeping.

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Food for Vets

Food for Vets: Saturday, March 20th, from 10am-12:30pm. To register for food, go to TheKaufmanFund.orgIf you have any questions, email ken@thekaufmanfund.org.We are looking for volunteers! Please let us know if you are..

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One Million Acts of Kindness

One Million Acts of Kindness with Southwest Airlines In celebration of Southwest Airlines’ 50th year, Arise Veteran Foundation is joining them to inspire One Million Acts of Kindness! From now..

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Meharry Medical College

COVID-19 put a spotlight on Meharry Medical College, one of Nashville’s ‘jewels’ Written by Adam Tamburin from Nashville, TN In the early days of the pandemic, when local restaurants donated..

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Arise Rifle Case Winner!

CONGRATULATIONS to Bill Mitchell for winning our end-of-the-year raffle that consists of a custom Arise rifle cover and a pair of Arise shoes, a total value of over $1,000! Here..

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Helping Heal Veterans

Help Heal Veterans provides free therapeutic craft kits to military service members and veterans receiving medical care throughout the country. The craft kits support the healing process by providing physical..

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STEM Program

Elevate: STEM and the Arts (ESA) is a support program that specializes in math education, the arts, and mentoring. ESA is dedicated to changing educationally, economically, and socially disadvantaged student’s..

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Indigenous People’s Day

In October 2019, the Dallas City Council approved a resolution recognizing the second Monday in October as Indigenous People’s Day, replacing the date that was previously recognized as Columbus Day…

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VooDoo Deep Sea Narrative

In September of 2020, Arise Veteran Foundation (Arise) partnered with Hunters Helping Heroes and their ole buddy VooDoo to take some of our nation’s heroes on a “Deep Sea Hunt.”..

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Help Heal Vets

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today Help Heal Veterans has provided nearly 50,000 craft kits, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, to..

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‘Project Runway All Stars’

Southwest Airlines has gotten involved with a different kind of runway – a fashionable one. The airline appeared in the January 16, 2019 episode of “Project Runway All Stars” series..

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Sales Training

EXPERIENCE, a course reserved only for returning military veterans will help attendees to overcome the sales experience requirement found in most want ads for sales professionals. The instructor, Ken Diekemper,..

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Up-Cycle & Recycle

AVF is committed to creating jobs and helping veterans band together and help our community and our planet. Will are creating jobs and helping companies be sustainable at the same..