Eugene Mission gives away more than 500 meals on Veterans Day

November, 11, 2015

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They say it’s another reminder of homelessness in the community; the meal is their small way to not only say thank you, but ‘we’re here for you.’

According to the VA, military veterans are much more likely to be homeless than other Americans, and on any single night nearly 58,000 veterans are homeless across the nation, but with resources like the Eugene Mission, the situation is looking up.

If any of your fellow Israelites become poor and are unable to support themselves among you, help them as you would a foreigner and stranger, so they can continue to live among you. 36 Do not take interest or any profit from them, but fear your God, so that they may continue to live among you.
Leviticus 25:35-36