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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..

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.

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 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..


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..

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..

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…

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.”..

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..


‘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..

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,..

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..