EXCLUSIVE: Miss Veteran America Contestant Combats Veteran Homelessness
Date Posted: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Category: Housing/Experiencing Homelessness - Georgia
The competition benefits a nonprofit organization called “Final Salute” who provides suitable and safe housing for women veterans experiencing homelessness. More than 300 homeless women veterans in 15 states have been assisted by "Final Salute." Sally Rejas, a semi-finalist contestant in the 2016 Ms. Veteran America competition shared that the contestants are often asked why they are speaking only on behalf of homeless women veterans. She shares that the Department of Veterans Affairs does not have many homeless women veteran programs.
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