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Military Family Resource Fair

The West Michigan Veterans Coalition and Michigan National Guard Family Programs announce resources for the Military Family Resource Fair on September 24, 2022 from 11:00am - 3:00pm at the Grand Valley National Guard Armory at 1200 44th St SW, Wyoming. 92 For 22 Kent...

Military Caregiver Virtual PEER Forum

Join the Warrior Care Recovery Coordination Program, Office of Warrior Care Policy, and the Military Caregiver Support Team for a virtual forum. February 24, 2022 at 2pm (EST)/ 11am (PST) for the opportunity to connect with other caregivers to share best practices,...

MVAA Food4Vets Program

The MVAA Food4Vets Program, assists those Veterans and their Families who are experiencing food insecurity by providing "food only" cards. A simple application with proof of military service and separation with anything but a dishonorable discharge and affirmed...

Share-a-Meal with a Veteran

The West Michigan Veterans Coalition (WMVC) & WINC (Women Injured in Combat partnered to provide meals to Veterans and their Families.  During the Feb 23-26 event, Soul-Filled Eatery in Muskegon provided 546 meals to 78 local Veterans and their Families. For...

Armed Forces Thanksgiving Donates $50,000

Armed Forces Thanksgiving Donates $50,000

Thank you to Armed Forces Thanksgiving for their donation of $50,000 to the West Michigan Veterans Coalition (WMVC). The WMVC is also partnering with Disablity Advocates of Kent County, Kent County Veteran Services, and Feonix Mobility Rising for a Transportation...

2021 Tillman Scholars Application

The Pat Tillman Foundation has begun accepting applications for the 2021 Tillman Military Scholarship Program. Application window open from Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2021. Active duty, Veterans, Spouses, surviving Spouses who are attending or planning to attend a US based...

State of Michigan Looking for Election Workers

Election jurisdictions around the State of Michigan have an immediate need for election workers – a paid position that helps serve our democracy. To be eligible, election workers must be a registered voter of the state if they are 18 or older or are a 16- or...

Michigan Small Business Restart Program

In repsonse to the economic impact of COVID-19, the State of Michigan has allocated $100 million of CARES Act funding to implement the Michigan Small Business Restart Program to support the needs of Michigan businesses directly impacted by COVID-19. In an effort to...