Looking for an organization who will take some of our donated medical equipment.
Online Military Exchanges for Honorable Discharged Veterans
The Army, Air Force and Navy exchange will start allowing all honorably discharged veterans to shop online, (think Amazon, but only cheaper with not taxes). The target start date is Veterans Day, November 11, 2017, but you may register first. Registration begins June 1, 2017, you must call, 1-844-868-8672, after June 1 to register.
After you call the above number and give them a small amount of information, you will be told to go the following website: https://vetverify.org, to confirm that you are registered for this program. If you have any problems see the following article: https://www.defense.gov/News/Article/Article/1049558/dod-opens-online-exchange-shopping-to-veterans/
A few services for Veterans
I received some information for veterans from a member of the website: ForeverCurious.org
Here are the services:
Aging Vets - How to Plan Wisely for Your Future
Residential Leases and the Military - Your Rights
Resources for Vets & Families Living with Cancer
Veterans Appreciation Barbecue/Luncheon 2017
On Saturday, August 19, 2017, Merrick Post No. 1282, American Legion, members will again host a luncheon/barbecue for a group of disabled Veterans from the Stony Brook and Northport Veterans Nursing Home. This event will take place from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. We are trying to get donations from local merchants and banks in our area to support this event. Letters will be sent out to invite local area politicians and Nassau County America Legion officials to join in welcoming these Veterans from the Stony Brook and Northport Veterans Nursing Home. Post members, please take an active role in making this event a memorable one. Post members who want to participate in this event please gather at the Post at 11:00 a.m. Thank you.
Frank D. Pedagno,
Veterans Luncheon Chairman
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