The Benefits of Volunteering Your Time During the Holiday Season

Written by Family Video Coupon on December 1, 2014. Posted in Donation pickup, Donations for military families, Helping military families

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With the official start of the holiday season behind us, there’s no excuse not to be in the holiday spirit of joyfulness, sharing, and spending time with those who are dearest to your heart.

However, for many, especially those in the military community, the holidays can be a trying time, due to long deployments with infrequent communication, tight budgets, and frequent moves. During this time, military families and veterans usually turn to charities for military families for support in helping them get through this difficult time.

During this holiday season, what better to help support military families and

The Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation One of the Many Organizations Working to Help War Veterans

Written by Family Video Coupon on April 4, 2014. Posted in Charitable donation, Donation pickup, Donations for non profit organizations

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We are no doubt indebted to the men and women that serve in the armed forces. They risk their lives every day to protect the rights and freedom of Americans, as well as other nation’s residents. They are given high quality training, equipment, and knowledge to do their jobs, and they do it to the best of their ability. Unfortunately, when they get back home, they face an entirely different battle field.

The United States veteran unemployment rate, as of March 2013, was 7.1% for veterans 18 years of age or older. This number declined to 6% by March 2014, but a February Bureau of Labor Statistics study showed that post-9/11 veteran unemployment has increased to 9.4%. While these numbers are not indicative of the national trend, they do confirm that thousands of veterans and their families are suffering financ