May 17, 2019
Every day in America, 22 veterans commit suicide. CLICK HERE to donate $22 toward the building of a veteran services center that will provide early intervention and support for putting an end to this epidemic.
Goodwill Industries of Monocacy Valley’s new veteran services center will be a comprehensive resource serving veterans and their families.
The 20,000 square-foot center will be home to more than a dozen staff and strategic partners, all committed to eliminating the oftentimes frustrating bureaucracy that is a barrier to the veteran and their family in receiving their much-deserved, hard-earned benefits.
Through classes, counseling, and veteran benefits navigation offered at our veteran services center, warriors and their families will receive the support they need to ensure a smooth and rewarding transition into civilian life.Among these services, the center will assist individuals in obtaining and maintaining meaningful employment.
In addition, a significant amount of focus will go toward intervention and support to veterans and their families who require mental health solutions.Every day in America, 22 veterans commit suicide. The center will raise awareness for the suicide epidemic among veterans.
With more than 400,000 veterans living in the state of Maryland and 100,000 veterans living in Frederick and the immediate surrounding areas, be a part of serving those that served this nation as they overcome obstacles to reach their fullest potential.
Partnering for Good
Platoon 22 has been identified as a founding partner and a critical resource within the veteran community. The organization envisions a world where veterans and first responders have the resources they need to receive effective mental health solutions, all while raising awareness to bring about meaningful change to the suicide epidemic among veterans.
Plans for the center include space for Platoon 22 offices and programming.
All funds raised for the Veteran Services Center Capital Campaign will be used for build-out, operational support and programs for veterans and their families.