Heroes’ Cafe is holding a protest for female veterans on September 15 in Lynnwood

The Hero Cafe is hosting an event on Thursday, September 15 for female veterans, hosted by the Snohomish County Homeless Veterans Outreach Committee.

Known as the stand down, the event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on September 15 at New Life Church, 6519 188th St. SW, Lynnwood. This is a women-only event, aimed at providing a safe and secure facility for female veterans to come together, share and receive sensitive support for their physical and emotional/mental scars.

The Homeless Veterans Team recruits a wide variety of medical and dental resources and will provide clothing, personal care items, footwear, access to VA Benefits Counsellors, Social Services Representatives from the county, lunch and take-out items.

“They are one of the toughest and most dedicated groups in our area coordinating services for our homeless veteran community,” Heroes’ Cafe manager Gary Walderman said of the committee. outreach to homeless veterans. “Working with them, we helped get veterans off the streets and into temporary housing until permanent housing could be offered. No veteran should ever be homeless. The fight is on to put an end to this atrocity.

Richard Dement

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