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.

When you reap the harvest of your land, do not reap to the very edges of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and for the foreigner residing among you. I am the LORD your God.
Leviticus 23:22