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Are you a Veteran or have a loved one that's a Veteran? Have you been struggling to find your way? Would you like to connect with others who have been and are there also?
SUPPORT OUR VETERANS & CAREGIVERS
Warriors and Caregivers United in supporting, connecting, and helping one another.
Embrace Warriors and Caregivers in a nonjudgmental, safe, and unassuming environment.
Develop acceptance of existing resources and systems to educate and promote utilization.
Assist children in understanding the effects of PTSD on their loved ones.
Encourage and support development of new and old relationships.
Provide venues for the gathering of the WACU community.
Up Coming Events
Veterans Charter Fishing trip from Holland, MI
WACU will be hosting several Charter Boat fishing opportunities in Lake Michigan by way of Holland, MI.
We have 3 dates booked for 6 hour trips:
June 24 @ 6am,
July 22@ 2pm, and
Aug 19@ 6am.
Please choose the best date for you. Due to limited spots we will only select 5 people per date. If more then 5 register, names will be entered into a lottery system and chosen at random.
A meal will be planned for each trip.
For 6am trips- meal will follow the fishing. For 2 pm trips- meet at 12 pm before the trip.
More information will be provided once names are selected
Heroes weekend at
Adventure Bound- West Michigan
WACU is hosting our 3nd annual family camping event at Heroes Weekend at Adventure Bound-West Michigan in White Cloud, MI the weekend of September 8-10, 2023. Please click HERE to register.
Donuts with our Veterans
WACU partners with Walking with Warriors- Veteran Navigator, Matthew Clark to host a monthly gathering for Veterans in the Edenville Township area and surrounding areas. Edenville Township opens the doors to the Swanton Memorial Center the Second Thursday of each month 9am- 12pm, for this special time for Veterans to gather and create a community of support for one another.
Michigan Attorney General Visits Kent County Veterans Court
On May 12, 2023 Dana Nessel, MI AG, visited Kent County Veterans Court to recognize them for having the lowest recidivism rate in the State at only 8%.
for Our Heroes
With help from Veteran organizations in the Ann Arbor area WACU assisted Building homes for our heroes in finding a disabled Air Force Veteran and his family receive a mortgage free home.
A huge Thank you to VCAT9, Fisher House of Michigan and the Ann Arbor American Legion for stepping up BIG!
Caregiver Care Packages
WACU partners with
Walking with Warriors
The Elizabeth Dole Foundation-Hidden Heroes
Wounded Warrior Project
American Red Cross MVCN
22 A DAY
WACU partners with Walking with Warriors- Veteran Navigator, Erika Behm and the Village of Clayton, MI to host the most spectacular and heart breaking series of events during Suicide awareness Month.
Each day an estimated 22 Veterans lives are lost to suicide.
Everyday in September 22 solar lights and American Flags were placed in the Clayton Park to honor our military families that represent the 22.
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