WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) August 21, 2012
Disabled Veterans National Foundation (http://www.dvnf.org), a non-profit veterans service organization that focuses on helping men and women who serve and return home wounded or sick after defending our safety and our freedom, will be attending an August 23-24 Stand Down for homeless veterans in Marysville, CA.
Staff member of DVNF will be in attendance to volunteer as needed, as well as to monitor the women’s health tent that the organization funded with a recent $1,500 grant. Last year, the Yuba-Sutter Stand Down hosted 34 homeless and low-income female veterans, and that number is expected to increase. The tent is being set up to give the women veterans the privacy to confide with the doctors who will be volunteering on site.
Raegan Rivers, Chief Administrative Officer of DVNF, said that this type of event is one that the organization is pleased to assist with. “Our founders, all female veterans, like for DVNF to attend events like these because they are so crucial to not only our mission, but also to the veterans in attendance who have been through so much already,” said Rivers. “We are grateful for Yuba-Sutter Stand Down hosting this event, and hope to contribute building on its continued success.”
About Disabled Veterans National Foundation: The Disabled Veterans National Foundation exists to change the lives of men and women who came home wounded or sick after defending our safety and our freedom. A nonprofit 501c3, DVNF was founded in the fall of 2007 by six women veterans to expand their scope of work within the veteran's community. For more information, visit http://www.dvnf.org.