Help Hospitalized Veterans
Rating: 2.5 stars 24 24 reviews
36585 Penfield Lane Winchester CA 92596 USA
Hhv's primary mission is to enrich the lives of veterans and military personnel. Hhv distributes therapeutic arts and craft kits; families and caregivers of vets and military personnel are included; there are a variety of venues for distribution. Hhv supports other programs
Therapeutic materials: see schedule o
veteran assistance and awareness: see schedule o
craft care specialists: see schedule o
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7 people found this review helpful
I receive money from more charities - approximately $10 a week in checks, cash and coin. From this charity, I receive a $2 bill about once a month - it clearly shows through the envelope. My husband and I each get separately at least a check for $2.50 every other week. I did not believe it was or could be real, but it was and I cashed it and sent the money to a charity I could trust. To date, I have 35 calendars for 2016. none of which I requested, yet the charities send me a follow up asking for payment. We donate quite a bit of money to a number of charities every year - while this is one of the worst, there are so many out there that spend on gifts, no one wants. Not only do we receive calendars, money, labels, gift cards, wrapping paper, labels, blankets, bumper stickers, calculators, date books, pens, notepads, etc. I am so tired of getting "stuff" from charities and have begin to eliminate those charities that can afford to send these gifts from my donation list. I think the charities that take advantage of Americans wanting to support our injured vets is deplorable and they should serve jail time - or better yet - send them to war, instead of all the young men whose lives are taken.
15 people found this review helpful
I am a volunteer at our local VA Hospital and passed out craft kits from HHV. Our patients enjoyed them and they were high quality. THEN! We were informed by management we would no longer be receiving the kits nor would other VA Hospitals as there was fraudulent activity taking place at higher levels. (I have also given to them personally in the past. ) Shame on them! They have hurt the vets who relied on them to help pass the long hours of confinement in hospital. You may be sure I shall never donate to them again, yet I keep receiving solicitations. I just tear them up.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Disband. Give up. You blew something good as a result of personal greed.
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