Lack of Money and Coordination Hobble Charities That Serve Veterans

Lack of Money and Coordination Hobble Charities That Serve Veterans 1

Janine Gallucci

The Farmer Veteran Coalition has helped some former service members, like Jeremiah Butler, find new careers in agriculture.

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Janine Gallucci

The Farmer Veteran Coalition has helped some former service members, like Jeremiah Butler, find new careers in agriculture.

Weary after a decade of wars, a fresh generation of veterans is streaming home to fight new battles: ones financial, emotional, and cultural.

Nonprofit groups that work with them say that many former soldiers need money for housing or college, help finding jobs amid the worst labor market in generations, and treatment for psychiatric disorders that are contributing to a nearly one-a-day rate of suicides.

As the needs grow, so does the number of charities that serve their