Posts by webdev

An Ally in Healing

Some families have spent years living with the nightmares, depression and anger of a veteran’s PTSD, while desperately trying to find ways to cope. Others are just getting started. “When one person joins, the whole family serves” is a common saying among military personnel. Over two million children in the United States have had a…

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Friday, September 20, 2013 is National POW/MIA Recognition Day

We couldn’t let it go by without honoring two very special people, Irwin Stovroff, WWII, Ex-Pow, Founder and President of Vets Helping Heroes, and LT COL Melvin Pollack, US Air Force (ret.), Ex-POW and member of the Board of Directors. It is truly an honor to have you lead the VHH organization and thank you…

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September is Suicide Prevention Month

The calls come in from all over the country at all hours of the day. They come from active-duty vets in the field, and from vets trying to transition back into civilian life, Tell me how to get unstuck before I pull the trigger. September is National Suicide Prevention Month. It is a reminder that…

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"A Gift of Life" – A Documentary

“The Gift of Life”, is the story of B-24 Bombardier, Lt. Irwin Stovroff, who survived being shot down and captured over Nazi occupied France, and his subsequent 13 months in a POW camp where he was isolated to be shot for being Jewish. Thankfully before that could happen, the camp was liberated by Russian Cossacks.…

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The Gold Coast Corvette Club – Car Show for a Cause

The 1st annual Gold Coast Corvette Club car show took place on Sept, 4th 2011 at the beautiful PGA National Resort and Spa. There were over 160 cars on display comprised of Corvettes, Rods and Customs. I think it’s safe to say that everyone VERY much enjoyed the 50's and 60's classic music that was…

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Vets Helping Heroes Visits Southeastern Guide Dogs

One of the programs Vets Helping Heroes supports is the “Paws for Patriots” program at Southeastern Guide Dogs located in Palmetto, Florida. Southeastern’s mission is to create and nurture a partnership between a visually impaired individual and a guide dog, facilitating life’s journey with mobility, independence and dignity. In 2003 one of their Board members,…

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Service Dogs and PTSD

Long considered a non-traditional treatment for PTSD, service dogs are finding their place among the more commonly accepted treatments.

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A Dog’s Life: Vets Helping Heroes "Spokesdog" Cash

Now that you know about the Vets Helping Heroes Founder and President Irwin Stovroff, it’s time to meet the real star of the show – Cash, the cute Golden Retriever, trained companion dog and VHH co-fundraiser! We just had to find out more about this golden boy who has made more than one TV appearance…

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A Personal Look: Vets Helping Heroes Founder Irwin Stovroff

The Vets Helping Heroes Founder and President Irwin Stovroff is passionate about providing disabled vets with service dogs – he was a Veteran himself, you know! Let’s take a closer look at the Vets Helping Heroes Founder and President Irwin Stovroff, a World War II Veteran with an incredible story to tell. Where did the…

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