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Veterans Bridge Home

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Year Founded:
2011
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Blake Bourne
Main Address:
2200 E 7th Street
Suite #3
Charlotte, NC 28204

What We Do

Veterans Bridge Home is a Charlotte-based organization that connects Veterans and their families, in any state of transition, to the community. Through our network of partners, we help Veterans navigate employment, create social connections, and settle their families. We look at the whole Veteran and connect them to the resources needed to be successful and thriving leaders in our community.

IMPACT OF COVID-19 - SPECIFIC NEEDS:

How We Are Impacted: Due to the limitations on large gatherings, we have cancelled our annual Lunch and Lead fundraising event.

Financial Donations Requested: Cancelling this event leaves a $60,000 hole in our annual budget. Even though the event will not happen, our work continues. We still must pay staff to serve the Veterans and families who find themselves without a safety net during this unusual and uncertain time. Helping mitigate this loss of anticipated revenue will ensure every family we meet this year receives the best support possible.

Specific Volunteer Needs: Also in the wake of this pandemic response, we cancelled all of our reoccurring community engagement and volunteer events. We will be asking for volunteers to call the Veterans and families we have served to make sure they are doing well, and let them know that we still have staff standing by to assist.

Interesting Info

There are over 150,000 veterans that call the Charlotte area home; over 6,000 of them have served since 9/11.
Returning service members do not know where to go to identify and access resources.
Veterans Bridge Home fills that gap.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Veteran wellness checks
Repeats every week on Wednesday until Wed Apr 29 2020.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 10:00am
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Ballantyne Veterans Networking Breakfast
Repeats on the first Thursday of the month 99 times.
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 7:30am
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Veterans Monthly Uptown Networking Lunch
Repeats on the second Wednesday of the month 99 times.
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 11:45am
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Monthly Run/Walk & Social with TeamRWB
Repeats on the second Tuesday of the month 99 times.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 6:00pm
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Veterans University Networking Coffee
Repeats on the third Friday of the month 99 times.
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 7:30am
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Veterans Bridge Home volunteer opportunities and events
Repeats every 99 weeks on Thursday 99 times.
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 10:15am
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Upcoming Events

CANCELED Red, White, and Brew Happy Hour- Catawba Brewing Co. April 2, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
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CANCELED Uptown Lunch April 8, 2020 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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CANCELED VBH Open House April 13, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Red, White, and Brew Happy Hour- Special Brewery Crawl Edition May 7, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
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VBH Open House May 11, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Uptown Lunch May 13, 2020 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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Red, White, and Brew Happy Hour- Sycamore Brewing June 4, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
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VBH Open House June 8, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Uptown Lunch June 10, 2020 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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Uptown Lunch July 8, 2020 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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VBH Open House July 13, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Red, White, and Brew Happy Hour- Hoppin' August 6, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
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VBH Open House August 10, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Uptown Lunch August 12, 2020 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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Red, White, and Brew Happy Hour- QC Pour House September 3, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Uptown Lunch September 9, 2020 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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VBH Open House September 14, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Red, White, and Brew Happy Hour- Unknown Brewing Co. October 1, 2020 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
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VBH Open House October 12, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Uptown Lunch October 14, 2020 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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VBH Open House November 9, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Uptown Lunch November 11, 2020 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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Uptown Lunch December 9, 2020 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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VBH Open House December 14, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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