Veterans

Sears, Rebuilding Together Join for Annual Heroes at Home Program

Celebrated program aims to raise funds and take care of home rebuilds for military families in need
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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., June 21, 2018  /3BL Media/ – For the 11th year in a row, Sears and Rebuilding Together have teamed to launch the Heroes at Home initiative, which benefits veterans and their families through fundraising and critical home repair nationwide.

Northern Trust London Partners Take on Tough Mudder to Raise Money for The Open University Disabled Veterans

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A group of our London partners ploughed through 10 miles of mud and took on over 20 obstacles in the Tough Mudder assault course raising nearly £2,000 for The Open University Disabled Veterans Scholarship Fund.

Helping Veterans Find Careers After Military Service

“Re-career” event is designed to help veterans translate military skills into the corporate world.
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Benjamin Francisco has seen a lot in his eight years with the Minnesota Army National Guard. Deployed twice, to Egypt and Kuwait, it was his job to keep critical IT communications systems up and running. Sometimes that meant 20 hour days, six or seven days a week.

“High pressure, high stress,” Francisco said. “My military experience taught me how to overcome any obstacle and succeed, no matter what.”

But convincing employers those skills can transfer to the civilian workforce has been another matter.

Military Veterans Bring Unique Skills to Medtronic

Medtronic works to address veterans’ issues
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When Medtronic patients call with questions about their medical devices, they’re in steady hands when they reach Steve Kregel.

“You have the opportunity to help people who are generally going through a tough transition,” Kregel said. “Many have just received their first medical implant. They don’t know what to expect and you’re there as a calming force in their turbulent times,” he said. 

"Attention to detail and work ethic are some of the biggest benefits you'll get in hiring veterans."

U.S. Veterans Magazine Announces its 2018 Summer Best of The Best Early Results Lists

PNC Named a Top Veteran-Friendly Companies, Top Supplier Diversity Programs
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(Irvine, California) – May 15, 2018– U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM) today released the results of its highly anticipated 2018 evaluation of the nation’s Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Companies, Top Supplier Diversity Programs, Top Government & Law Enforcement Agencies, and Top Veteran-Friendly Schools.

Booz Allen Hamilton Named to “Best for Vets” List for 4th Consecutive Year, Included on New VETS Index

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Booz Allen Hamilton is leading the way in veteran hiring and retention. By recognizing the value that the veteran community brings to the workforce, the firm is committed to providing opportunities to continue a soldier’s mission of serving their country in a new way after they transition back to civilian life.

Booz Allen Launches Foundation to Address Social Issues and Build Community Resilience

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Today, Booz Allen Hamilton launched the Booz Allen Foundation with an initial pledge of $5 million to support the foundation’s purpose, to “Empower People to Change the World.” The foundation will employ technology and innovation to solve challenging social issues and build community resilience.

Our Country’s Active Duty Military Personnel, Veterans, and Their Supportive Caregivers Need Our Help

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When a military service member is wounded, ill, or injured, these changes place tremendous stress on families and caregivers. Supportive family members and caregivers are an integral part of a warrior's successful recovery.

Microsoft Philanthropies Donates $1.8 million to Team Rubicon to Support Disaster Recovery

The veteran-built nonprofit will receive technology, services and training to overhaul its technology platform and fuel data-driven intelligence
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The veteran-built nonprofit will receive technology, services and training to overhaul its technology platform and fuel data-driven intelligence

By Jennifer Langston

When Rich Kulesa arrived as a Team Rubicon volunteer in a small Texas town flooded by Hurricane Harvey, he found neighborhood streets still littered with unsalvageable furniture, televisions, clothes, strollers — the entire contents of people’s lives mounded up on the curb.

KeyBank Provides $8.5 Million in Financing for Affordable Housing in Washington

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CLEVELAND, January 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ - KeyBank Community Development Lending & Investment (CDLI) has provided an $8.5 million construction loan and $10.5 million in 9% LIHTC equity for the development of Renton Commons, a 48-unit affordable housing project with 36 units of permanent supportive housing, located in Renton, WA.

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