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Paws Of War To Host Puppy Adoption Event For Veterans, First Responders And Frontline Workers

Photos courtesy of Paws Of War Nesconset-based non-profit, Paws of War, recently received rescued 15 puppies from southern states including Texas, Georgia and Kentucky, that are now available to be adopted and placed with veterans, first responders and frontline workers at no cost. The organization will be hosting a puppy adoption event at their headquarters […]
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How To Show Your Support For Veterans

Supporting veterans is a worthy endeavor at any time of year, though such efforts tend to be more prominent in November. Veterans Day is celebrated annually on November 11 in honor of the millions of individuals across the United States who are military veterans. The day coincides with holidays such as Armistice Day and Remembrance […]
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Islip Students Raise $967 With Walk-A-Thon For Veterans

Islip students recently raised $967 by participating in the American Legion Virtual Walk-A-Thon for veterans. The donations will help fund veterans’ organizations, including homeless service dog outreach. After classes on May 3, flag-waving students and administrators walked to the U.S. Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Main Street, where they presented a check to American
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Holiday Collection Drive To Support Veterans

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino and Town Clerk Richard LaMarca today announced that the Town will host a Holiday Collection Drive in support of the Northport VA. From December 1st through December 20th, residents are invited to donate toiletries, clothing, and gift cards at Town Hall North (54 Audrey Ave, Oyster Bay), Town Hall […]
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Zeldin, Underwood, Duckworth, Brownley, Fitzpatrick Introduce No Coronavirus Copays for Veterans Act

Representatives Lee Zeldin (R, NY-01), Lauren Underwood (D, IL-14), Julia Brownley (D, CA-26), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R, PA-01) introduced bipartisan legislation to eliminate cost barriers to COVID-19 vaccinations for veterans. The No Coronavirus Copays for Veterans Act ensures that veterans who receive health care from the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) are not
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Rep. Zeldin Reintroduces Bipartisan Bill to Permanently Extend Housing Grant Program for Low-Income Veterans

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) reintroduced the Supporting Veteran Families in Need Act (H.R. 492), which is cosponsored by Representatives Tom Suozzi (D, NY-3) and Elise Stefanik (R, NY-21), to make permanent the Supportive Services Veteran Families (SSVF) program. This program provides grants to nonprofit groups and consumer cooperatives that aid veterans with services
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PSEG Long Island Employees Donate more than $1,500 in Gift Cards To Help Veterans Get To And From Vital Medical Appointments at the VA

PSEG Long Island employees recently delivered more than $500 in Uber gift cards and $1,000 in Walmart gift cards to be distributed to formerly homeless veterans through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) department of the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC). The Walmart cards will provide the veterans with