Other Success Stories
US Navy, Post-Vietnam - Female veteran living in a hotel with her special need child and teenage daughter. She is being provided assistance through HUD/VASH for housing. VA compensation of 50% is the her only source of income. She cannot afford to pay her auto insurance. He vehicle is key in transporting her special needs dependent to and from medical appointment. She asked ODV to assist with one payment. ODV paid the whole six-month premium allowing the veteran to focus her financial resources to the needs of her family for the next six months.
US Army, Post 9/11- Female veteran with two minor children in need of assistance with utilities. The veteran was let go from USPS after a recent hurricane. Unable to meet financial obligations, she lost gas to her home. Other organizations were unable to assist her. She had gone over two weeks without gas by the time she reached out to ODV. ODV paid her utility bill and covered reactivation fees to restore gas to her home for her and her children.