Yellow Ribbon program seeks to help Manatee's homeless veterans




Barry is 58 years old. He sometimes sleeps in the park, sometimes in the woods. Barry served honorably in the U.S. military.
He has a bedroll, a bike, a cell phone and not much else. He also has a pain in his upper abdomen that seems to be getting worse. It may be pancreatic cancer.
Dennis Turner, program manager for The Yellow Ribbon Program, which seeks to provide shelter for homeless vets, and volunteer Dan O’Connell, a Marine Corps veteran from the Vietnam War, have been trying for months to bring Barry in from the streets.
They want to get him into a treatment program at Bay Pines VA Healthcare System in St. Petersburg. They want to help put a roof over his head.

“Read the Full Article at >>>>”

Author Details
This is a general posting account for VT
Due to the nature of independent content, VT cannot guarantee content validity.
We ask you to Read Our Content Policy so a clear comprehension of VT's independent non-censored media is understood and given its proper place in the world of news, opinion and media.

All content is owned by author exclusively. Expressed opinions are NOT necessarily the views of VT, other authors, affiliates, advertisers, sponsors, partners or technicians. Some content may be satirical in nature. All images within are full responsibility of author and NOT VT.

About VT - Read Full Policy Notice - Comment Policy