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THIS IS JAY'S STORY

Making a Difference

Jay, a United States Army Veteran and 20-year veteran firefighter, EMT and paramedic, found himself suddenly homeless after serving his country and his community. While serving in the fire department, he was one of the heroic first responders at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001.

 

Jay's life was profoundly affected by the events of that horrific day and he was eventually diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after experiencing daily flashbacks and nightmares. The disease of addiction took hold of him as he struggled to cope with the unimaginable trauma he had witnessed and experienced throughout his military and fire department careers.  [continued]

Our Mission

We stand to combat homelessness among Veterans by providing support and services needed to promote an empowered life filled with strength and purpose.

 

Our Vision

Restoring trust and creating opportunity, one Veteran at a time.

 

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BY THE NUMBERS

51% of individual homeless Veterans have disabilities.

 

© 2019 by Veterans Outreach of Pennsylvania

Non-profit 501(c)(3) Organization

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Veterans Outreach of PA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization – contributions to which are tax-deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. The official registration and financial information of Veterans Outreach of PA may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

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