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Bet on a Vet: Get Veterans Back to Work

Topics: Current Events

Bet on a Vet is a campaign to help disabled veterans utilize their skills and talents in the workplace here at home.

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ABC Newswire reports that “The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes (CSAH), a 501(c)(3) organization, was created to help disabled veterans from Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as their families, gain access to the resources they need to rebuild their lives.” Their most current effort is Bet on a Vet, which is aimed at business owners who are looking for employees.

Do You Know What You're Worth?

Veterans learn valuable skills while in service, both at home and overseas, including personal discipline, respect for the goals of the group, persistence, determination, and the value of teamwork. These skills may be easily transferred to the private workplace, making veterans extremely valuable employees.

Watch this video and listen to the words of actor Danny Aiello, who is also a proud U.S. Veteran.

The Coalition has performed numerous good works since its founding in 2004. Emergency financial aid has helped disabled veterans from Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom with help paying utility bills and rent or mortgage, as well as grocery bills and school supplies for veterans and their families.

Road to Recovery

The Road to Recovery Conference is a is a four-day educational and motivational event for wounded veterans and their families. Seminars, workshops, and panel discussion are all designed to prepare military families for the challenges that lie ahead.

Heroes Thanking Heroes

The Heroes Thanking Heroes program employs severely disabled veterans and sometimes their family members and caregivers on a part-time, flexible basis. Since 2006, heroes have been employed keeping in touch with donors and supporters.

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