angel – “Veterans” and “homeless” should never be in the same sentence, and yet, the men and women who bravely served our country found themselves sleeping on the streets they fought to protect .
The USVETS organization seeks to bring visibility and awareness to this through “Camo for a Cause” – a campaign developed with the mission of ending veteran homelessness in the United States, while at home what it means to wear camo.
The USVETS organization states on its website, “The streets are no place for veterans only; there is no place for the many men and women who volunteered, given themselves and their youth, to defend our great freedom.” “We believe that all veterans should have every opportunity to live with dignity and freedom.”
According to USVETS, today, in the US, approximately 38,000 veterans experience homelessness, which is approximately 9% of all homeless adults.
What is ‘Camo for a Cause’?
The USVETS began its campaign called “Camo for a Cause” to establish the camouflage print as the official emblem to honor its veterans.
The organization wrote, “Camo was designed to hide and protect our soldiers in battle. Today, in America we wear camouflage to stand out from the crowd and to demonstrate our patriotism and pride.” “With your support, #HONORUSVETS will give camo a whole new meaning, showing the community you believe our veterans deserve every opportunity to live with dignity and freedom.”
A man in military attire looks at the wall that heals a replica of the Vietnam Monument. The Wall That Heels is a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The wall is swung across the country and set
The organization encourages employees and customers to wear camouflage clothing and share their message on Veterans Day.
Granthshala Corporation and its employees are working with USVETS to support their “Camo for a Cause” campaign by spreading awareness about the campaign and wearing camoes to support the campaign on Veterans Day.
To bring visibility and awareness to the campaign, Granthshala is asking businesses to buy apparel USVET This Veterans Day shop online with USVETS and wear camo and post on social media using #HONORUSVETS.
USVETS is the largest non-profit organization that has shoes on the ground to combat America’s veteran homelessness crisis. Its comprehensive approach provides housing, counseling, careers, and ancillary services to help American veterans rebuild and thrive.
The organization has 32 sites in 11 regional locations in California, Nevada, Arizona, Hawaii, Texas and Washington DC and provides temporary and permanent housing solutions and comprehensive services to veterans and their families nationwide.