As part of National Salute to Veteran Patient Week Feb 13-17. The James A. Haley VA (JAHVA) Office of Volunteer Services is sponsoring the event to provide Veterans outreach.
Name of event: National Salute Week: Cookout and Health Fair for Homeless Veterans
Location / address of event: VA Homeless clinic at 10770 N 46th St, Tampa, FL 33617
The event will be setup in the field on the right hand side immediately after turning into the clinic parking area.
Date: Friday, February 17, 2017.
Time: Setup at 10 am, event is 11 am- 2 pm
Service Request: Tables/Tents relevant to needs of Homeless Veterans!
Feel free to share with your friends and families.
How you can help support this event.
· Participate at the event. Distribute donated items to cookout participants.
· Solicit donations for distribution. Anything that will assist homeless veterans exist, then live…. then thrive. Some suggestions.
o Products: Deodorant, Shampoo, Conditioner, Soap, Body Wash, toothpaste, toothbrush, combs, powder, Q-Tips, towels, hand sanitizer, wet wipes. Travel Coffee Mugs, Band Aids, lip balm, sunscreen, nail clippers, shaving cream, feminie hygene products
o Clothing (Women and Men), Socks, long johns, shirts, pants, underwear, blankets.
o Food – Snacks, granola bars, trail mix, beef jerky, bottled water
o Other: Books, games, cards, sewing kits, tissues, batteries (AAA, AA, D), flashlights, Reading glasses (cheaters), backpacks
o You can also seek donations from outside organizations that you or family members are affiliated with or your neighborhood.
Let’s assist homeless veterans to exist, then live…. then thrive!!!
Thanks for your support! I hope that some of you are interested in donating or participating.