Veterans Census Program
It is vital that you participate in the Census to help your local community.
Veterans Ride Free To Appointments During COVID-19
The Florida Veterans Foundation today announced its partnership with Uber to create the ‘Veterans Ride Program’ for Florida Veterans Read More
Special Veteran Projects
COVID-19 Veteran Relief Fund
Collaborate with American Legion to Provide Relief Funds for Veterans in Need
Homeless Veterans Initiative
Helping Veterans with various resources and funding homeless shelters
Operation We Care
Holiday Cards for Heroes – Partnership with Duke Energy to provide uplifting appreciation for our Veterans.
Veterans Ride Program
Transportation of Isolated Veterans to/from medical appointments and for COVID shots.
Collaborated with Disabled American Veterans (DAV) to work with Transportation Disadvantaged transport veterans to medical appointments. Effort resulted in volunteers 4,127 to medical and other appointments for a total of 120,977 miles. In the past, FVF was able to distribute funding to DAV to transport Veterans.
Veteran Recognition Programs
Sharing news stories about Veterans in appreciation for their service to our country
Ambassadors for Veterans Council
Veterans Advocate Awards & Veteran Service Medals
Special recognition to those heroes In Memory Of or In Honor Of on the FVF Website
Mission of Mercy
Teamed with Florida Dental Association and Mission of Mercy in a “Veterans First” event to provide dental services to over 166 Veterans, giving $1,100 worth of services to each Veteran. In all $182,000 worth of services were provided to Veterans first under the services and guidance of 1,800 Dental professionals
Veterans Treatment Courts
On-going Support – Florida Veterans Legal Help Hotline – 1-866-486-6161
Serving Florida Veterans with consistent standards and structure throughout the state, which provides “best practices” and an infrastructure of proven Veteran Treatment Court operations in Florida.
Veterans Census Program
Collaborated with the Census Program to promote participation by Veterans and their families across the State to help enhance each local community with the influx of Federal Dollars for local community programs.
When Fernando (Nando) Roque was born in 1921, the world was reeling from the Spanish Flu pandemic. He was spared from the pandemic then and from the pandemic now, exactly 100 years later. He went on to join the military and was the lone survivor of his battalion – all of whom fell victim to WWII. He is celebrating another blessing from God as he turns 100 years old on April 1st, 2021.
The Florida Veterans Foundation (FVF) unveiled a memorial this week, honoring the growing list of businesses and individuals who support the foundation’s effort to serve veterans.
FVF Board Member Senator Tom Wright participated last week in Wreaths Across America in Daytona Beach. He helped the Florida National Guard and the local Sheriff’s office distribute 500 vaccines to elderly minorities.