Celebrating 10 years helping homeless and at-risk veterans 2008 ~ 2018
Men  Women Families

To end veteran homelessness...

Since 2008 we have helped more than 3,000 veterans and their families in southeastern Wisconsin to obtain benefits, housing, health care, furniture, household goods, food, clothing, transporation, toiletries and other necessities.

How You Can Help

Donate all vehicles (includes planes!)

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Most vehicles can be picked up within 24-72 hours. You may qualify for a year 2018 tax deduction. DONATE NOW

2018 Fall Fundraiser & 10-Year Anniversary Celebration

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What has MHVI has been up to the past 10 years?
Join us Wednesday, October 17th at Anodyne Coffee* - Walkers Point
Festivities kick-off at 5:30pm *VIEW MAP
Silent Auction, Raffles, Appetizers, and Live Music by the Tinker Boys!
For more information or to reserve your VIP tickets, call (414) 257-4111
Tenth Anniversary Celebration page


Listen to MHVI's Debbie Buchanan's interview on American Heroes Network Radio

Listen to Debbie Buchanan's interview on American Heroes Network Radio. She talked with host Gary Ray and co-host Bill Forbes on a show that originally aired on Feb. 20, 2018. This comprehensive discussion is a great introduction to MHVI, its director and the veterans served.

First Bank hosts donation drive
to benefit MHVI

Saturday, August 25th, 8am - noon
(during the Oconomowoc Farmer’s Market)
First Bank Financial Centre’s main parking lot
155 W. Wisconsin Ave. in Oconomowoc

Help our local veterans by donating household items and food our Most Needed Items list here. A truck from MHVI will be on-site to collect items, ensuring that no donation is too big or too small. [view map]

As a “thank you”, we’ll give you a special gift plus coupons from Great Clips and Garden Gate Nursery and Landscaping.

Our programs

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  • Click here for our Outreach program

    We do early morning searches to find homeless vets where they sleep and take meals

  • Click here for our Home Support program

    We move formerly homeless veterans into their new living spaces with everything they need

  • Click here for our Emergency Food program

    In a short-term crisis, we deliver several days of food to veterans and families.

  • Click here for our Wellness program

    We follow-up on those we have moved into housing to discover any unmet needs.

  • Click here for our program, Women Veterans Initiative or WOVIN

    To address the unique needs of female vets, growing in numbers and underserved.

  • We provide donated bicycles to homeless veterans, who often have no other transportation.