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Funding & Operating Expenses

Funding
Preserve Vets Incorporated will apply for government grants, such as those provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the National Coalitions for Homeless Veterans, and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
 
Our funding will come from other nonprofits, faith-based and community organizations, and business and philanthropic sources, local, state and national. Funding will also come from the homeless themselves, as they contribute their own efforts and income toward building and maintaining the housing and infrastructure of the facility.  All […]

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Continuum of Care

On January 22, 2018, there were 4,143 people experiencing homelessness in Houston/Harris, Fort Bend, & Montgomery Counties
 1,614 (39%) staying in a place not meant for human habitation
 2,529 (61%) staying in emergency shelters, transitional housing, or safe haven

2018 PIT count represents:

 12% increase compared to 2017
 51% decrease since 2011
 18% unsheltered reported homelessness due to Hurricane Harvey
1 in 4 identified as experiencing chronic homelessness

No unsheltered & 9 sheltered families experiencing chronic homelessness identified
~1 in 2 had mental […]

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Management of Preserve Vets Incorporated

Preserve Vets Incorporated will be managed by a CEO, chosen by the board of directors. The CEO will hire and fire employees, delegate responsibilities, and oversee the facility.
Located in Houston, Texas, consist of 12 residents; one part time or full-time professional staff member.   Transportation will be provided for medical appointments to the Veterans Hospital and other medical facilities.  There will be a group leader, who will function like a head of household. This will be a previously homeless person […]

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