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  • Writer's pictureVeterans Outreach of PA

Harrisburg’s long-awaited tiny-home village for homeless veterans opens soon: Here’s a sneak peek

By Daniel Urie (

More than five years ago, Tom Zimmerman was scrolling through Facebook when he saw a short video about a homeless veteran community in downtown Racine, Wisconsin.

After he watched the clip, he then wrote back to Valerie Fletcher, who posted the video.

“I said we need one of these in central Pa. She said ‘I’m in if you’re in,’” said Zimmerman, co-founder and president of Veterans Outreach of Pennsylvania.

And the rest is history.


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