Founded and run by veterans, MHVI's mission is to help homeless and at-risk veterans reach and maintain their highest levels of independence. We offer unique programs to fill the gaps and don't duplicate what others do, and cooperate with the Veterans Administration, Wis. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, County Veterans Service Officers, and other non-profit agencies.
Since 2008 we have helped more than 1,500 veterans and their famililes in southeastern Wisconsin to obtain benefits, housing, health care, furniture, household goods, food, clothing, transporation, toiletries and other necessities.
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To address the unique needs of female vets, growing in numbers and underserved.
We do early morning searches to find homeless vets where they sleep and take meals
We move formerly homeless veterans into their new living spaces with everything they need
In a short-term crisis, we deliver several days of food to veterans and families.
We follow-up on those we have moved into housing to discover any unmet needs.
We provide donated bicycles to homeless veterans, who often have no other transportation.