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National Alliance of Women Veterans

Contact Information

2527 N 30th St
Philadelphia, PA 19132 - 3005
(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


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


* 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


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:
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