Thursday, February 19, 2015
Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation Supports Initiative to Eliminate Veteran Homelessness in the United States
Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation today announced a commitment of USD 250,000 to the Zero: 2016 initiative, a national campaign to end veteran and chronic homelessness over the next two years in 71 US communities, representing 30 different states and the District of Columbia, run by Community Solutions.
In 2014, 49,933 former military individuals were homeless on a given night, according to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. In addition, 1.4 million other veterans are currently considered at risk of homelessness due to poverty, lack of support networks, and dismal living conditions in overcrowded or substandard housing, according to The National Coalition of Homeless Veterans....