To provide resources for ecomonically disadvantaged women veterans, including a Community Clothes Closet, and diabetes self-mangement education for women living with diabetes in the Mid-South Region.
Our vision is to ensure that resources are available for women who served in the US Military, and provide a direct link for women living in perpetual crisis due to personal trauma .
Integrity, compassion, empathy, good stewardship and partnering with supporting non-profits deditacted to community outreach in a spirit of service to women & their children in crisis.
There are 1.9 million women Veterans, making women a significant minority amongst Veterans because they make up 9.4% of the Veteran population. It is estimated that 1–2% of all women Veterans and 13–15% of women Veterans living in poverty experience homelessness over the course of a year.
Diabetes is a chronic (long-lasting) disease that affects how your body turns food into energy. There are three main types of diabetes: type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes (diabetes while pregnant). More than 122 million Americans are living with diabetes (34.2 million) or prediabetes (88 million).