#RewriteTheRunway Recap

Missed the ‪#‎RewritetheRunway‬ Fashion Show? You're in luck! See the coverage by MyNEWPhilly here.

Vote for VMC!

2016 Charity of the Year

Once again, VMC has been nominated as the Philly Happening

"Charity of the Year"

The Happenings List is Philly's People's Choice competition provided by Philly Magazine. It features all of the best Philly people, places, businesses, and events (and, of course, non-profit agencies). 

Last year YOU chose us as the 2015 best charity... 
Will you vote for us again?

CLICK HERE to cast your VMC vote today 

SNF Bus stops by VMC

Sunday Night Football Gives Back During Season of Kindness

The Sunday Night Football bus delivered winter clothing to VMC Veterans.

MontCo Reaches Functional Zero

"What I can tell you today is that we have reached the functional zero that we hoped to achieve and we now have a system in place that is capable of rapidly rehousing future homeless veterans," said Sean Halbom, head of the county's Department of Veterans Affairs.

 

We are so proud of our momentum! #RewriteTheCardboard

Click here to read the full article by Kaitlyn Foti at TheReporterOnline.com. 

We've ENDED Veteran Homelessness

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 Philadelphia has ENDED Veteran Homelessness

 

The saying "blood, sweat, tears" doesn't even begin to describe the true emotion behind our grueling effort to END Veteran Homelessness in the City of Philadlephia.

 

Thursday, December 17th, Mayor Michael Nutter was joined by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro to make the official announcement that we have reached our goal.

 

Because of your support, together, we have changed the course of history and given momentum and ultimate success to a feat many thought impossible.

 

We are so proud to have been at the forefront in accomplishing this goal... but still, there is much more to be done!

We will continue our hard work to ensure sustainability for Veterans who have returned home, as well as expand our efforts to serve Veterans and families throughout PA, Southern NJ and Delaware!

 

ONWARD,

-The VMC

 

P.S. Want to help continue these efforts?  Support a local Veteran today.

 

Read more here:

"Phila. milestone in ending vet homelessness" - by Michelle Obama and Jill Biden

"Thanks to major Philly effort, 1,390 homeless vets now have permanent addresses" - Newsworks WHYY

"Philadelphia Becomes Latest City to End Veteran Homelessness" - NBC 10

 

**UPDATE (1/8/2016): MontCo has reached Functional Zero**

Anonymous - Philadelphia, PA

"I am the wife of a Viet Nam Veteran. My husband started going to PVMSEC 10 years ago for help. No mere words could ever express how much his life and in turn our family life has changed for the better in those years. I am and always will be grateful for the wonderful care he has received at the Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service Center & Education Center."

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