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Contact information for the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
How to get involved, volunteer, donate clothing, furniture or household items. P.O. Box 18441, Milwaukee, WI 53208. email: info@mkehomelessveterans.org, Phone: 414-763-5596
How to volunteer with the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
We need volunteers! What are your skills and gifts? And we always need folks for sorting, organizing, folding clothing and linens, telephone answering, data entry, other office tasks painting and/or repairing furniture
Schedule a pickup of furniture by the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
Have extra furniture and household goods to donate to MHVI? Fill out this form to request a pickup.
Donate to MHVI via PayPal

MHVI Annual Report 2014
The year 2014 was a time of strong growth for MHVI in helping homeless and at-risk veterans and their families in Milwaukee and Wisconsin achieve independent lives. Read the report here.
About MHVI
Founded in 2008, Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative has served 1500 homeless and at-risk veterans and their famillies. Outreach to find homeless veterans where they sleep, advocacy to help veterans obtain benefits, health care, housing, food, transportation.
The history of Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
Begun by two members of Veterans for Peace, Milwaukee chapter in 2008 and became an independent organization in 2012 with a warehouse, food pantry and paid staff.
Speakers Bureau of the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
A great addition to your event or meeting. Hear how MHVI became the model for homeless-to-homestead action. Call today!
Board of Directors, Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
Board of directors: Kirsten Sobieski (Executive director, ex officio), Urszula Tempska, Myles Hopper, Bill Christofferson (President), Michal Dawson, Eric Von, Dan Driscoll, Tim Kenney
Outreach Program of the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative (MHVI)
We conduct early morning searches of the overnight sleeping spots of the homeless, and visit overnight and daytime shelters and meal sites for the homeless, looking for veterans. When we find them, we advocate for homeless veterans and help them obtain services.
Home Support program of the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
Moving veterans and families into their new homes and providing the basic needs of a household, beds, furniture, cooking supplies. Setting them on the road to independence.
Wellness Assessment program of the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
Follow-up visits to veterans we serve to check on their health and wellbeing. In partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Nursing and nursing students from Milwaukee School of Engineering.
Emergency Food program of the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
Emergency food pantry provides food and hygiene items to homeless and a-risk veterans who need short-term help because they are in transition or crisis.
WOVIN: the Women Veterans Initiative, a program of the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
Finding and helping at-risk, homeless and under-served women veterans and their families.
Bikes for Stripes Program of the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative (MHVI) collects bikes and gear for veterans in need
Upcoming Events of the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative fundraising and social events
Most needed items for homeless veterans in Milwaukee
List of items most needed by Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative to help homeless and at risk veterans.
News Coverage of the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
Informative stories in the media about MHVI and homeless veterans in Milwaukee
Foundations that donate to MHVI
Foundation grants to Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative. Forest County Potawatomi Foundation, MIlwaukee Jewish community foundation, Helen Bader Foundation, Patrick and Anna M. Cudahy Fund.
Individuals who donate to MHVI
Names of individual donors who have contributed to support the work of the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative to help homeless and at risk veterans and prevent veteran homelessness. Including Chris Abele, Lynn Adelman, Chris Larson, Martin Schreiber, David Riemer.
Businesses that donate to MHVI
Business donors to Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative listed. Including BMO Harris Bank, WaterStone Bank, Outpost Natural Foods, Wheaton Franciscan Health Care
Nonprofits that donate to MHVI
We are grateful to this growing list of nonprofit organizations who support our work with homeless veterans.
Honor a veteran with a donation to MHVI
Add your loved one's name list of veterans whose memory is honored with a donation to the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
Links to homeless and at-risk veteran resources

Volunteer application of the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
Apply here. We always need delivery helpers, assembly room sorters, office assistants,furniture repair people. Fulfilling volunteer work to brighten your life and the lives of others.
Honor a veteran with a donation to MHVI
Add your loved one's name list of veterans whose memory is honored with a donation to the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative