Veterans

Veterans Helping Veterans of America: Durham nonprofit aids combat veterans

Veterans Helping Veterans of America: Durham nonprofit aids combat veterans

Ted Stephens knows firsthand the challenges many U.S. military veterans face when they return from duty. He spent two years fighting in the Vietnam War as a member of the Air Force. He was at one time homeless, living out of his car in San Diego. He suffered through alcohol and drug abuse. He’s been clean for years, but admits… Read more →

CASA housing development unveiled for eleven veterans experiencing homelessness

CASA housing development unveiled for eleven veterans experiencing homelessness

On the coldest day of 2014 thus far, a few hundred people gathered on the morning of Nov. 18 to celebrate the completion of a new housing development: the Denson Apartments for Veterans. The construction of the apartment building, located at 1598 Sedgefield St., was overseen and managed by CASA, an organization that builds low-cost housing for people experiencing homelessness… Read more →