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Sidekick Salute: Ubaldo, Air Force Veteran

October 26, 2020

Meet Mr. Strong: Ubaldo, Air Force Veteran Ubaldo is an Air Force Veteran who served for 3 years and he sees the VIC as a lifeline. Having been recently released from prison, Ubaldo is hopeful of future ahead of him. He first heard about the VIC and its Transitional Housing…

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Sidekick Salute: Josh, Army Veteran

October 14, 2020

Meet Mr. Adventure: Josh, Army Veteran Josh is an Army Veteran and served from 2002-2003. When asked why he enlisted in the Army, he said it was because of his dad. His father was a Vietnam Veteran who served in the Army from 1965-1968. Josh first heard about the VIC…

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Sidekick Salute: John, Army Veteran

September 9, 2020

Meet Mr. Worry: John, Army Veteran John is an Army Veteran who served for 4 years, enlisting in 1989. Prior to enrolling in the VIC Transitional Housing Program, John spent 6 years in the East Mountains where a kind, elderly woman gave him food and a place to stay. Unfortunately,…

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Operation Urgent Need Combats Food Insecurity in Bernalillo County

August 18, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 8/17/2020 OPERATION URGENT NEED COMBATS FOOD INSECURITY IN BERNALILLO COUNTY Veterans Integration Centers Home Delivery Service Expanded for Food Pantry Clients (Albuquerque, NM) –The Veterans Integration Centers has expanded its home delivery program, Operation Urgent Need, with funding support from the PNM Foundation and Bernalillo County District…

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Operation Onward Support Continues To Help During COVID-19 Pandemic

August 4, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 8/04/2020 Operation Onward Support Continues To Help During COVID-19 Pandemic (Albuquerque, NM) –For over 15 years, the annual Albuquerque Homeless Stand Down has been conducted each year to help increase community connections and resources to our homeless Veteran community. Scheduled for October 23, 2020, we have had…

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Veterans Integration Centers Joins with One Community Auto to Support Veteran Families

June 23, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 6/23/2020 Veterans Integration Centers Joins with One Community Auto to Support Veteran Families Now Launching a New Vehicle Donation Quick Web Link for Potential Donors (Albuquerque, NM) – The Veteran’s Integration Centers (VIC) offer homeless Veterans hope for a new life and a bright future. Today, the VIC…

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Presentation of Award for Supporting Homeless Veterans and Others

June 19, 2020

On June 16, 2020 Gary Peterson, member of the Board of Directors of the Veterans Integration Centers, presented a framed Certificate of Appreciation to Christina Whitfield, owner of Christina and Friends Barber Shop, to honor her generous gift of close to 3,000 complimentary haircuts to Albuquerque’s homeless Veterans and others…

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COVID-19 RESPONSE & TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF VIC OFFICES

June 4, 2020

VIC Offices were closed from June 1-June 3, 2020 On May 31, 2020, VIC management were altered to a possible secondary exposure to COVID-19. VIC managers and staff were quickly alerted, and the decision was made to close VIC offices (including the Food Pantry) during the first week of June…

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Operation Support Our Heroes: Helps Veteran Families During COVID-19

April 28, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4/28/2020 OPERATION SUPPORT OUR HEROES HELPS VETERAN FAMILIES DURING COVID-19 (Albuquerque, NM) –The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the need for safe housing and food security among some of our most vulnerable community members. The Veterans Integration Centers (VIC) programs increase safety and security by providing homeless and…

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Smith’s Inspiring Donations Program Helps Support Veterans and their Families

April 10, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4/10/2020 SMITH’S INSPIRING DONATIONS PROGRAM HELPS SUPPORT VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES Did you know that by using your Smith’s rewards card you can help support Veteran families in need? Every time you shop at Smith’s, 0.5% of your purchases can benefit the VIC simply by swiping your Smith’s…

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