Veterans need our help.
Our homecoming initiatives are fun, life-affirming and rewarding for everybody involved. Everybody is welcome, everybody can help and everybody can participate. Here are a few ways that faith-based organizations can make sure that our newest veterans and their families feel welcome when they return home.
Welcome homecoming families to summer camp and share your local knowledge about San Antonio. Recommend a church, a restaurant, a good neighborhood, a school or sports league for the children.
This is a powerful way for families, prayer groups and congregations to share their faith by praying for specific homecoming families.
Write a personalized welcome home note to a homecoming veteran and their family. We deliver these heartfelt letters to our homecoming families during summer camp.
We hold worship services and prayer services for our homecoming families at summer camp. We invite local churches to join us and host a worship service during Consider hosting a worship service for homecoming families at summer camp.
Every night during summer camp we all get together for joyous community sing-a-longs. We invite you to bring your church band and choir and lead one of our sing-a-longs.
Come spend a day or two with us at summer camp and make yourself available to the spiritual needs of our homecoming families.
Don't worry, we thoroughly train and support all of our volunteers so that everybody succeeds. Just let us know how you would like to help and we will do our best to match your interests to the need of our homecoming veterans and their families.
Help local homecoming veterans and their families apply for and access the military benefits that they have earned.
Help local homecoming veterans and their spouses apply for college and vocational training schools.
Help local homecoming veterans and their spouses write their resumes, apply for jobs and develop a career plan.
We need part-time fundraising expertise in any of the following area: major donors, corporate giving, online donors, charitable events and benefit concerts.
We need help leveraging our communications and social media to enroll the talent and resources to meet the needs of our homecoming veterans and their families.
We need part-time Executive Assistants to help us manage our relationships, communications and schedules with all of our community partners.
We need part-time webmasters to ensure that all of our communications are running smoothly.
Don't worry, we will work with you to ensure that your event is success for you and your hosting organization. We can provide you with volunteers and expertise. Just let us when you would like to get started.
1) Cherish you and provide you with all of the training, resources and support you need to succeed in bringing more joy, more opportunity and more camaraderie to our military families.
2) Strive to match you with your interests and your expertise.
3) Make you part of a team so that you can fully experience the joy of shared service and never feel over-burdened.
4) Value your time. Most of our volunteer opportunities are designed to provide maximum impact and maximum enjoyment for just 4 hours per month.
We make volunteering fun, life-affirming and deeply rewarding.
We love our faith-based organizations and we greatly appreciate all that they do to help make our returning troops and military families feel at home.
We encourage our volunteers to get to know our returning troops and share their interests, their expertise and their local knowledge with them.