U.S Dept of Veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded more than $9 million to several Illinois organizations to help prevent veterans from becoming homeless. The announcement was made Friday morning by U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL). Durbin says the $9,540,655 will be used to fund case management and outreach programs for Illinois’ veterans.
We have included a list of organizations receiving money below:
– Heartland Human Care Services, Inc.: $1,312,118
– Featherfist, Inc.: $1,501,365
– Partners in Community Building, Inc.: $559,972
– Chestnut Health Systems, Inc.: $510,116
– Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago: $811,044
– Humility of Mary Shelter, Inc.: $279,963
– Thresholds: $983,716
– Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans, Inc.: $452,238
– The Salvation Army, an Illinois Corporation: $1,629,776
– Volunteers of America of Illinois: $1,155,731
– Transitional Living Services, Inc.: $344,616

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