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July 2021 Newsletter

July 27, 2021

Our July 2021 Newsletter is now available to read. You can view it directly in your browser by clicking here.

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Sidekick Salute: Employees of the Month July 2021

July 26, 2021

Yolanda Yolanda is one of our Lead Case Managers and was recognized for being the only SSVF case manager for a few months and doing a good job at training the new case managers, while maintaining her own case load. Congratulations Yolanda! Q. Before working at the VIC, what was…

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Navy Veteran to Receive Mortgage Free Home

July 16, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 7/16/2021 Navy Veteran to Receive Mortgage Free Home U.S. Navy Veteran L. Larry and his wife will receive keys to a mortgage-free, fully-furnished mobile home in the Albuquerque Community from the Veterans Integration Centers (VIC) on July 23, 2021. The home was generously donated to the VIC…

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Profiles of VICtory: Claus, Marine Corps Veteran

July 13, 2021

Claus, Marine Corps Veteran Claus served in Marines during the 1980’s, where he also served during Operation Urgent Fury (Grenada). After leaving the military, Claus did a variety of jobs, but his passion was animals. He ran an animal sanctuary, but when the recession hit in 2008, he couldn’t afford…

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Independence Day Closure 2021

July 1, 2021

VIC offices including the Food Pantry are closed on Monday, July 5th in observance of Independence Day. We resume regular business hours on Tuesday, July 6th.

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Profiles of VICtory: Lorelai, Army Veteran

June 28, 2021

Lorelai, Army Veteran Lorelai served in the Army from 2007 to 2014 and was Honorably discharged. After leaving the military, Lorelai worked a social worker assistant in Colorado, but decided she wanted to pursue her degree in Psychology and moved to Albuquerque. Lorelai thought she had saved enough to support…

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Staff Development Day: June 24, 2021 Closure

June 23, 2021

VIC offices including the Food Pantry are closed on Thursday, June 24th for a Staff Development Day. The Community Shuttle will still operate their route. If you need assistance, contact our Monitor’s Office: 505-270-0263. Our monitors will take your message and email it to the VIC staff member you are…

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Profiles of VICtory: Colin, Navy Veteran

June 21, 2021

Colin, Navy Veteran Colin served in the Navy from 1990 to 1995. He relocated to Louisiana with his partner, Sam. Life was great until a hurricane destroyed everything they owned. They moved to New Mexico with the help of FEMA and we doing well until Sam became seriously ill and…

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VIC Closure: May 31, 2021

May 30, 2021

VIC offices including the Food Pantry are closed on Monday, May 31st in observance of Memorial Day. We resume regular business hours on Tuesday, June 1st.

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Profiles of VICtory: Jaz, Army Veteran

May 25, 2021

Jaz, Army Veteran Jaz served in Army in 1970’s where she Honorably discharged. Although she did not see combat, Jaz suffered from PTSD due to sexual trauma during military service. Jaz was a Head Start teacher and loved working with children. One day, she was triggered and had an episode…

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