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Veterans Support Council, Inc.

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VSC & HRH's Partnership Page

Homeless & ReEntry Helpers, Inc. (HRH) has been helping Indy's ExOffenders & Homeless since 2006. In 2011 HRH Partnered with the Mayors Advisory Council for Veterans (MACV) to help with the first Mayors Veterans Appreciation Day event at the American Legion Mall. In 2014, when Veterans Support Council, Inc. (VSC) was formed, HRH was its second Partner (MACV was the first). Since then VSC & HRH have shared and maintained warehouse space to help those in need including Indy's Veterans, Military, and their Families.
VSC's table at the Made In America show Midwest Food Bank Second Helpings Logo HRH & VSC's Warehouse

Good News Mission helps us unload our truck of Donations from Midwest Foods

VSC delivering drinks and snacks to a new women's shelter in Clay City Indiana

VSC, HRH & HHOOT's Welcome sign at the Temple Street Entrance

Picking up Donations at Midwest Food Bank

Clare and her Brown Bag Ministries Wolunteers

Charlie helping Carlos' ministry with a load of drinks and non-perishable food items Section 2 of VSC & HRH's warehouse Section 3 at VSC & HRH's warehouse IN Department of Corrections delivers blankets made by the inmates for the homeless
Section 6 of VSC & HRH's warehouse - Thy Lyons Club donates reading glasses to those in need Section 6 of VSC & HHRH's warehouse Section 7 of VSC & HRH's warehouse - Men's suits from the Men's Warehouse Amanda from Helping Heroes of America making a pick-up
Storage Racks Women's products & Adult diapers Blankets, Sleeping Bags & Mats Section 4 of VSC & HRH's warehouse
VSC passing our items at the Helping Heroes of America event Section 1 of VSC & HRH's warehouse We stock Military MRE's for emergencies VSC accepting Turkey donations for Thanksgiving
Ron Martin from the VFW donating packages to VSC & HRH HVAF & HRH picking up beds at  the David Sassman & Don Hawkins accepting a $2,500 donation from American Legion Post 64 Bulk Shelf Storage

Events and Partners VSC & HRH Supports, Services, and Shares Resources with:

Events:

  • Horizon Fellowship - Summer Camp
  • Helping Heroes of America
  • Mayors' Veterans Appreciation Day
  • Marine Corps League
  • VVA - Vietnam Veterans of America
  • IN Legislative Day
  • IN War Memorial meetings
  • DAV - Disabled American Vets
  • Honor and Help

Partners:

  • Good News Mission
  • Wheeler Mission - Men-on Delaware
  • Wheeler Mission - Men-on Ohio
  • Wheeler Mission - Women-on Michigan
  • Third Phase Women’s Shelter
  • Old Bethel Food Pantry
  • Fletcher Place Community Center
  • Shepherd Community Center
  • Martin Center
  • Food4Soul – Street Outreach
  • Julian Center for Women
  • Pathway to Recovery
  • Dove House
  • Servant's Heart – Street Outreach
  • Southeastern Community Center

Partners (cont):

  • IFD Fire Houses
  • IMPD District Officer
  • Onyx Team - Street Outreach
  • Horizon House
  • Family First
  • VFW Post 1587
  • Indy Vet House
  • American Legion Post 497
  • VFW Post 98
  • VFW Post 2839
  • Officer David Moore Food Pantry
  • Lady of Lords Cub Scout Pack
  • Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans
  • Progress House
  • Brown Bag Ministries - Street Outreach
Above is a partial list of organizations and agencies that HRH & VSC have been working with for years in one way or another.  We all share what we get so nothing goes to waste from the donations we collectively receive from our vendors and donors.

Below are earlier pictures from HRH & HHOOT's warehouse & HHOOT's Diner.  HRH & HHOOT served hot meals (averaging from 75 to 90 people per meal, 7 days a week from 3-6 PM) plus handed out clothing, and personal hygiene items to our homeless friends for over ten years at our old location on E. Michigan St. before we lost our lease in the Spring of 2017. 
In the Summer of 2017, we moved to our new 8,000 sqft warehouse on E. Washington St. where we continued the clothing and personal hygiene giveaway program.  A few months later we added services that offered Veterans organizations, street ministries and professional agencies, with water, sodas, Gatorade, chips, snacks, non-perishable food items, and other things they could distribute to our homeless friends and others in need.
Group of Volunteers Thanksgiving Diner at the old HHOOT's Diner Group of Volunteers
Horizon Christin Church cooking for one of our events A night a HHOOT's Diner Where we kept our shoes for the homeless Where we kept our Hygeine items
VSC picking up clothing at HVAF Old Clothing Pantry - we had 12 racks of clothes A Night at HHOOT's Diner Lining up outside HHOOT's Diner
One of our volunteer groups One of our volunteer geroups One of our volunteer groups Group of original volunteers
Don Hawkins being interviewed by the press Empire Beauty Collège used to cut hair once a month for the homeless Group of volunteers Group of Boy Scout volunteers
We had 3 weddings held at HHOOT's Diner over the years Don Hawkins & Kathy Albright helping relocate some homeless friends Group of Volunteers HRH held several outside events every year

Donations to VSC & HRH's Partnership can be made one of three ways:
  1. Thru PayPal - Just go to the section below and follow the instructions.
  2. By Mail - Make your check or money order payable to "Veterans Support Council, Inc." or "VSC" and send it to 2457 E Washington St, Suite F, Indianapolis, IN 46201 USA. Please make sure you make a note on your check or money order for what your payment is to be used for.
  3. Drop Off - Bring your cash or check payment or Donation to any MACV or VSC meeting.

Donate to VSC & HRH's Partnership

Make your one-time Donation, or an ongoing monthly Donation to VSC & HRH's Partnership through our PayPal account.
Just click on the "Donate" button & follow the instructions.


Donate Clothing, Hygiene & Non-Perishable Food Items to Help Those In Need

You can also Donate Food, Clothing and Personal Hygiene items to HRH, HHOOT & VSC to help our Homeless Friends and Veterans:

HHOOT's Distribution Center for Street Outreach is located at 2457 E Washington St, Suite F, Indianapolis, IN 46201.
Please make deliveries to our warehouse "behind" 30 S Temple Ave. to "Suite F" (click here for map).  
(S Temple Ave is one block West of Rural St on E Washington St., Turn South on S Temple Ave and go to the end of the street, turn right inside of the gate.)


Please Download HRH & VSC's
Flyer and Distribute to Your Group.

HRH & VSC Donation Flyer

Please call HHOOT's Distribution Center at (317) 632-0500 if you have any questions. Download HRH & VSC's Flyer here.
Do You Want to Help  Veterans,
ExOffenders & the Homeless?

Help Us Collect What They Need, including socks, underware, shirts, sweatshirts, pants, jackets, coats, personal hygiene Items, blankets, non-perishable food items, etc.
VSC's & HRH's Donation Barrel

Call (317) 632-0500 to have a "Donation Barrel" delivered to your Place of Business, Veterans Post, or Office today!



For Medical or Physical Emergencies:

  • If you or someone you are helping is hurt or in imminent danger, please get to a phone and dial 9-1-1 for immediate help.
  • If you or someone you know is feeling suicidal, or facing a crisis, dial 2-1-1 in Indy or 1-(866) 211-9966 for immediate help.
  • If you are a victim of domestic violence dial 1-(800) 332-7385 in Indy for help.

For Non-Emergencies:

  • If you are a Veteran, or a family member of a Veteran, in search of information on how to get goods or services you/they may need, you can dial 2-1-1or contact one of the Service Providers or Veterans Organizations listed on our "Resources" page.
  • Cellphone users in Marion County may now dial 3-1-1 to reach the non-emergency line for IMPD and other Marion County dispatchers. The non-emergency phone number for callers using landlines is (317) 327-3811.

Please Note:

  • VSC & MACV are not providers of any financial assistance or direct services other than Information and Referrals on where to get goods, services, programs, and benefits for Veterans, Military, and their Families.


Disclaimer:

  • This is a private website that is NOT affiliated with the U.S. government, U.S. Armed Forces or the U.S. or Indiana Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • We reserve the right to monitor the content of this website and regret that some recommended resources may not be accepted for one reason or another. 
  • The information and organizations listed on this website do not necessarily mean that we endorse their information and/or their resources.  We have done our best to include information and resources that could contribute to and benefit our Veterans, the Military Community, and their Families.

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