Cherokee County Homeless Veterans Program is intended to provide material support for repair projects and there is no requirement that the Veteran in need belongs to the American Legion. This is a Cherokee Countywide program and we are working with the other Veteran organizations within Cherokee County to help identify our fellow Veterans who need minor repairs done to their homes. The grant from The Home Depot Foundation is part of the company’s nationwide effort, in partnership with Veteran service organizations like American Legion, to improve the homes and lives of U.S. military Veterans and their families. Jim Lindenmayer - 770-479-4405 or firstname.lastname@example.org, Director of the Cherokee County Homeless Veterans Program who is heading up this project.
Canton American Legion Post 45 has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country, and Community. Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace, and blessings for our country, friends and families embodied in our preamble on the next page. American Legion Post 45 is located at 160 McClure St., Canton, Georgia. (http://www.galegion45.org/)
Woodstock American Legion Post 316 is serving the needs of our Veterans and Active Duty personnel in the South Cherokee County area from our home in Woodstock, Georgia. South Cherokee County Post 316 was chartered in 2002 and currently has some 150 members. Our meeting locations have changed through the years and we are currently meeting on the third (3rd) Thursday of each month. Post 316 is located at 223 Arnold Mill Rd, next to the Firestation. (http://www.alpost316ga.org/)
Canton VFW Post 5262 was chartered on February 2nd, 1946. Our post works constantly to support our community and to fight for the rights and care of our fellow veterans. VFW Post 5262 play an active role in the community and works constantly to support, enhance, and serve the causes of veterans and their families. In addition to direct support and action, our post also coordinates with other local community organizations to support the veterans and their families directly, as well as the community at large. The following is a list of programs that we serve with and what we are doing. (http://www.vfwpost5262.org/)
Marine Corps League Detachment #1311 - Members of the Marine Corps League join together in camaraderie and fellowship for the purpose of preserving the traditions and promoting the interests of the United States Marine Corps, banding together those who are now serving in the United States Marine Corps and those who have been honorably discharged from that service that they may effectively promote the ideals of American freedom and democracy, voluntarily aiding and rendering assistance to all Marines, FMF Corpsmen and former Marines and FMF Corpsmen and to their widows and orphans; and to perpetuate the history of the United States Marine Corps and by fitting acts to observe the anniversaries of historical occasions of particular interest to Marines. (https://mclwoodstock.wordpress.com/)
Forever Fed is much more than the services we offer to families in need. Our job is to seek out and support God’s children who are often passed over, forgotten, or invisible to mainstream society. We minister to under-served people regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, disability, political beliefs, or religious affiliation. We love our veterans and thank them for their service and for their sacrifices. We are here for you today and beyond. Regardless of your needs, Forever Fed is ready, willing to assist you where you live. http://foreverfed.org/
Papa’s Pantry is a food ministry in which our mission is to partner with families who are going through a sudden, unexpected financial set-back whereby food is at-risk in the household. Papa’s Pantry’s partners with these families THROUGHOUT the crisis while they tend to the business at hand… stabilization. As our ministry and services have grown, we’ve been better able to equip families with the tools necessary to become stable. https://papaspantry.org/
In Their Honor Transports missionis to provide a meaningful way for families to respectfully honor and grieve, as well as celebrate with dignity, their Veteran. We will provide respectful and affordable transport services and as always strive to exceed the expectations of the families we serve. The services provided In Their Honor Transports, Inc., include having a Veteran arrive at the site of the location of the deceased Veteran, (along with another assistant as necessary), to take possession of the deceased Veteran and to transfer the deceased Veteran to the location as directed. Contact In Their Honor Transports by going to http://www.intheirhonortransports.com
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