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Soldiers’ Angels provides food assistance to Veterans

Soldiers' Angels provides food assistance to Veterans
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Sometimes no matter what we do, we just can’t make ends meet. Times are tight, and food is expensive.

Soldiers’ Angels, a national non-profit organization headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, helps fight hunger in the Veteran community through the Veteran Food Distribution program.

A volunteer with Soldiers’ Angels assists a Vietnam-era Veteran receiving 75 pounds of groceries. Soldiers’ Angels works with six cities to deliver nutritious groceries to at-risk Veterans.

Every month, Soldier’s Angels hosts food distributions in six cities across the country: Atlanta, Charleston, Denver, Detroit, Orlando and San Antonio. These easy, no-hassle events provide more than 200 Veterans with some 75 pounds of nutritious produce, meat and non-perishables, representing two weeks of quality meals for a family of four. Soldiers’ Angels also provides seasonal menus for such holidays as Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Homeless, at-risk or low-income Veterans located in participating cities are eligible. The program is also open to Veterans between jobs who need help bridging the gap.

Veterans may register for events at https://soldiersangels.org/veteranfooddistributions/. However, if the event is full, applicants may be directed to sign up for a waitlist (those on the waitlist may or may not be called on the day of the event).

After registering, Veterans are asked to arrive during a specified time slot and drive through a line where volunteers load groceries into the car. Those without cars are encouraged to bring backpacks, push carts or wagons, and volunteers will load as many groceries as possible.

Volunteers and staff at Soldiers’ Angels adhere to COVID-19 protocols, such as wearing masks and keeping car windows closed. For a full list of Soldiers’ Angels COVID-19 safety measures, please visit https://soldiersangels.org/covid-safety-measures/.

Soldiers’ Angels is always seeking volunteers to help fight hunger in the Veteran community, and those interested in volunteering can sign up at https://soldiersangels.org/volunteer/volunteer-to-feed-veterans/.

The sharing of any non-VA information does not constitute an endorsement of products and services on the part of VA. Verify information with the organization offering.

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