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
Rochelle Lopez is an Army veteran who found herself homeless in Milwaukee after serving two tours in Iraq. >FULL STORY WITH AUDIO
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
[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.
Fox6 News report by Jonathon Gregg focuses on one family MHVI helped in November. Link to story.
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.
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.
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
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.