National Alliance of Women Veterans

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Contact Information

(215) 834-4228
FY 2012 National Day of Service and Remembrance Grants

Executive Summary

Cathy Bennett-Santos -- Legal Applicant Program Name: September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance Summary The September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance is the culmination of an effort originally launched in 2002 by 9/11 family members and support groups, who worked to establish the charitable service day as a forward-looking way to honor 9/11 victims, survivors, and others who rose up in service in response to the attacks. Objective: The "Veteran's Impacting Community Volunteer Service Project" directed by National Alliance of Women Veterans, Inc. of Philadelphia since 2004 for addressing Post 9-11: * Recruit and connect volunteers with services and opportunities * Effectively use service and volunteerism to solve community problems. * To organize and provide support through volunteerism to military families and those affected Post -911 Geographic area: Philadelphia and surrounding Counties - Bucks, Chester, Delaware; targeting volunteers and military community from various states throughout the country, via nonprofits, churches, and neighborhood civic and community organizations, estimated 5000 individuals of volunteers Methodology: * Recruit and connect volunteers; * Build relationships with community and civic leaders; organize * partnerships with civic and other grassroots organizations; combine efforts addressing individuals who are affected by 9-11 including Iraq and Afghanistan military, First Responders Strategy; Since 2004 we will continue to: * Identify and address needs for restoring lives affected by 9/11. * Organizing and paying tribute to Post 911 victims * Educating civilians on military culture and Post 911

Award Information

Application ID: 12BI138507
CNCS Award Amount: $0.00
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