Levine Benjamin Law Firm Helps Veterans Get Back on Their Feet

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Attorney Joseph E. Houle, of the Levine Benjamin Law Firm, donates bedding to Volunteers of America Michigan to assist local veterans in light of Memorial Day.

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These veterans gave up a significant part of their life to serve their country. We have always represented veterans and we wanted to give back.

Memorial Day is an emotional observance honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. In honor of Memorial Day and those who served, particularly those that are now homeless, attorney Joseph E. Houle, a managing partner of Levine Benjamin Law Firm, and the firm are providing bedding to twenty local veterans, helping them get back on their feet.

According to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, approximately 39,471 veterans are homeless on any given night. The Levine Benjamin Law Firm donations will be given to Volunteers of America Michigan. “These veterans gave up a significant part of their life to serve their country,” said Houle.

Volunteers of America Michigan provides help for the homeless, food for the hungry, employment and shelter for veterans, housing for poor seniors, and a helping hand for struggling families. It is a family of trained professionals, dedicated volunteers and community leaders, united with a cause of helping the most vulnerable among its neighbors.

Volunteers of America Michigan, the largest private provider to veterans throughout the state, also offers transitional housing to veterans. Bedding donations help Volunteers of America Michigan as they provide the veterans bedding when they arrive and then give them their bedding when they depart. Furthermore, veterans are in need of transportation, so bicycles are a big need and hard to come by.

“We have always represented veterans and we wanted to give back,” added attorney Gary W. Bimberg.

To donate to Volunteers of America Michigan, please visit http://www.voami.org/donate.

“Your gifts will help make a bed for a veteran who fought for our freedom. A veteran who not too long ago had no bed at all. Although a set of twin sheets may not seem significant, for a homeless veteran it means the safety, comfort and independence they have been searching for,” said Laura LeBlanc, Director of Development for Volunteers of America Michigan.

About Joseph E. Houle and Gary W. Bimberg, Levine Benjamin Law Firm
Joseph E. Houle and Gary W. Bimberg practice Social Security Disability Law exclusively. In addition to Social Security Disability Law, attorneys at the Levine Benjamin Law Firm focus on workers’ comp, personal injury, long-term disability, and Medicare health plans. For more information, please call (888) 246-2584, or visit http://www.levinebenjamin.com. The law office is located at 100 Galleria Officentre, Suite 411, Southfield, MI.

About Volunteers of America Michigan
Founded in 1896, and operating continuously in Michigan ever since, the agency provides transitional housing, employment services and homeless prevention to veterans and their families across the southern, lower peninsula. VOAMI, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency, also serves the non-veteran homeless population with shelter, food and recovery services and is one of the state’s largest providers of low-income housing. For details: http://www.voami.org.

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