Upwards of 25 homeless military veterans in Northeastern Pennsylvania could get a chance to buy their own house in coming years thanks to a new Volunteers Of America plan to buy and rehabilitate 150 residences statewide.
“We looked at eight houses here today,” VOA Pennsylvania CEO Melissa Vayda said during a stop at the agency’s thrift store on Wilkes-Barre’s South Main Street. “We’ll probably make offers on three or four.”
As part of its ongoing work with people with Alzheimer’s and their families and caregivers, Volunteers of America is supporting the documentary feature film, “I’ll Be Me,” chronicling Glen Campbell’s Goodbye Tour. Three years ago, legendary musician Glen Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Campbell and his wife Kim went public with the diagnosis and announced that he and his family would set out on a Goodbye Tour to embrace their remaining time together celebrating Campbell’s extraordinary musical gifts and raising awareness about Alzheimer’s. “I’ll Be Me” follows the Campbell family...
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