Eldon Solomon - The Journey Home
Executive Director of The Journey Home, Winchester, IN., Eldon Solomon, shares about the mission of The Journey Home which is a transitional home for homeless vets. The goal of The Journey Home is to get vets off the streets and into shelter where they can receive medical treatment, hot meals, companionship with other vets, as well as education and programs to get them back on their feet.
The Journey Home will take in vets from across the country. Statistics show that 1 in 4 vets are homeless and vets make up 24% of the homeless across the United States.
This non-profit business is hosting a 5K Run/Walk in Greenville, Ohio on Saturday, April 7 to raise money to assit in funding their program. The "Victory for Veterans 5K Run/Walk is a way to celebrate vets and for The Journey Home to connect with the community.
For more information on The Journey Home, please visit: http://www.journeyhomevets.org
For information on the Victory for Veterans 5K Run/Walk, please visit: http://www.cantstoprunningco.com
Posted in: Conversations, Darke County, Community service, Health, Kids, Military, Patriotism, Youth