12/20/16
Wisconsin Homeless Veterans, By The Hundreds, Still Need Housing Assistance. Wisconsin Public Radio reports.

Wisconsin's largest non-government effort to help homeless veterans continues to see requests for aid come in by the hundreds each year. FULL STORY WITH AUDIO


10/17/16
More Women Veterans Living on the Streets, Including in Milwaukee. WUWM-FM Reports.

Rochelle Lopez is an Army veteran who found herself homeless in Milwaukee after serving two tours in Iraq. >FULL STORY WITH AUDIO


5/11/16
Milwaukee Chefs for Homeless Vets culinary event. Eleven chefs take on the theme "Waffle House Reimagined" to benefit MHVI on May 23. Fox 6 reports.

MHVI Executive Director Kirsten Sobieski and Chef Susie Fortman are interviewed. James Beard Award nominee Chef Thomas Hauck of Karl Ratsch's and c.1880 “reimagines” a Waffle House dish in the Fox6 kitchen. View video and complete story


U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Tours Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative

[On Saturday, Oct. 31] U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin visited the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative (MHVI) to tour the non-profit’s headquarters and highlight efforts to support Wisconsin’s veterans, including the Homeless Veterans Welcome Home Act. Link to Senator Baldwin's press release.


Help homeless veterans in Milwaukee: Donations needed

Fox6 News report by Jonathon Gregg focuses on one family MHVI helped in November. Link to story.


Homeless veterans initiative helps get supplies to those In need

Channel 58 reports on city-county drive to help veterans through MHVI WDJT-TV story.

Still fighting: Veterans help others who are still homeless

WTMJ-TV's Memorial Day story visits the MHVI bunker and talks with a female veteran we've helped. Jonah Kaplan reports.

Helping homeless veterans find a place to call home

Fox6's "Heroes Come Home" series focuses on MHVI and one of the veterans' families we've helped.

Radio Milwaukee highlights MHVI

Listener-sponsored Radio Milwaukee visited MHVI for its Community Stories feature. You can listen or read Nate Imig's report here.

PTSD and Homelessness in Milwaukee

In Dr. Steven Byers' Digital Journalism III Reporting class (Journalism 2100) at Marquette, students were assigned to three-person groups with the task of selecting a current social injustice in the Milwaukee area. One team believed PTSD was a prevalent issue, so they decided to cover the topic from different angles around Milwaukee. Alex Busbee's report on PTSD and Homelessness includes some excellent written material about our work with vets and a video interview about MHVI. Link

OnMilwaukee.com: MHVI Turns Houses Into Homes

OnMilwaukee.com feature on Veterans Day explains the work MHVI does, why it matters, and how the Milwaukee community has gotten involved and committed to help.

Read it here.

Bunker opens doors to VIPs, volunteers, donors
Now open for dropoffs of donations; Watch video here

WISN-TV Channel 12 was on hand for the open house and grand opening of the MHVI Bunker, a formerly empty City of Milwaukee building.

The evening news video is here.


Group Looking to Bridge Gap for Homeless Veterans

MADISON--A group looking to help out homeless veterans is expanding into the Madison area today. They're forming the Madison Homeless Veterans Initiative, based on a similarly titled effort in Milwaukee. Reporter: Rachelle Baillon WMTV, Channel 15, Madison. FULL ARTICLE AND VIDEO


Reporter rides along on early morning search for homeless

Meg Jones of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel rode along with MHVI outreach cooordinator Greg Carter on his early morning rounds, seeking out homeless veterans where they sleep. The result was this front page story. A large format slide show of photos is included. ~ Dec. 27, 2012