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Veterans of Foreign Wars National Home for Children
November 4, 2011

I moved to the VFW National Home when I was 7 years old, from Ohio. My Grandfather was a WWII Veteran. My Sister, Brother and I came with our mother and were part of the single parent program for 3 years. Then one day my mother left us and we ended up in the residential program (the best thing that ever happened to me). Even though my mother couldn't get it together, the National Home didn't give up on the 3 of us.
I cannot say enough good things about the VFW National Home for Children. They gave me opportunities that I would have never been given. The staff there taught me how to be a good person, the importance of being a hard worker and doing my best no matter what. They taught me what it meant to be a family. They gave me a second chance. Not to say that everything was always peachy, but if it wasn't, it was usually due to my bad decisions at the time.
I graduated high school 10 years ago and left The National Home 9 years ago. I have been married to an amazing man for the last 7 years and last year gave birth to the light of our lives, a perfect baby boy. I know that without the guidance of the people in this organization, I would not be the person that I am today and am so thankful for all that they did for me!

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2001

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