National Reach/Local Impact

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Over the last six months, we have responded to the needs of veterans and their families negatively impacted by the economy and pandemic. Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services is sharing resources and expertise with local community-based organizations so they can support local veterans struggling with food insecurity, increases in rent, an...
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National Vietnam War Veterans Day

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Today is National Vietnam War Veterans Day. March 29th was established as a day to recognize the sacrifice of those who fought in Southeast Asia. There are 610,000 living veterans out of the 2.7 million who served in Vietnam. Our nation owes an eternal debt of gratitude for their sacrifice and that of their families. Today's veterans can talk about...
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Dixon Center Bugler: Command Council

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Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services is very appreciative of all our volunteer Command Council . Dixon Center's Command Council serves as an advisory board. Our members work with our leadership and provide advice on matters that directly concern programs and fundraising efforts.   COMMAND COUNCIL MEMBERS Latrese Dixon - Blue and Gol...
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Grant Received for Work with Purpose

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Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services is honored to announce a $348,000 grant from a partner foundation. This investment will be used to assist in the growth of our flagship project working with organizations to assist transitioning service members, veterans, and their families to achieve economic empowerment. Our partnership supports ser...
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Veterans in Piping Partnership

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Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services is partnering with the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry (UA) Veterans in Piping (VIP) program. The UA VIP Program provides job skills training and certification leading to guaranteed employment as a United Association apprentice. Dixon Center i...
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Fedcap Group Annual Report

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Our parent organization has released The Fedcap Group's 2021 Annual Report . Click on the image below to view the outstanding results. Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services is a member of The Fedcap Group, a platform for over 20 companies to deliver proven services and solving systematic problems. We operate as a subsidiary of the 501c3 o...
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Our Approaching 10th Anniversary

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This July 13th we will celebrate our 10 th Anniversary. Leading up to this auspicious milestone we will be sharing our favorite moments, recognizing our partners, and highlighting our achievements. To kick off the celebration, watch for the launch of our new and improved website designed and coordinated by our Program and Administration Manager, Sa...
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Making Giving Even Easier

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Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services is looking to increase the amount of donations our nonprofit receives each year. Now is your chance to join us. Our parent organization, The Fedcap Group, is working with our development team to offer as many flexible payment options as possible such as PayPal, with Venmo coming this spring. It's time...
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Service Before Self Podcast Season 2 Coming Soon

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In the last two issues of Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services Bugler , Reflections On 2021 and 2021 Annual Impact Report Available , we have shared with you our impact making the lives of our veterans and their families better. We are excited to launch the second season of the Service Before Self podcast . Watch for the release of Seaso...
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2021 Annual Impact Report Available

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Today, Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services released the 2021 Annual Report. This report tells the story of our approach and how we challenge – and change – the status quo based on the evolving needs of our veterans and their families. We are not creating new programs. Rather, by enabling the integration of military and veteran services ...
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Reflections On 2021

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We say thanks to each of you who are champions of our veterans and those touched by military service and assisted Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services during a very challenging year. In gratitude, we are reflecting on 2021 and celebrating Dixon Center's top 10 highlights of 2021.  Dixon Center's impact increased from 2.1 to 2.4 mill...
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Fiscal Year 2021 Financial Recap

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​ The Fedcap Group , a growing network of top tier nonprofit agencies and the parent company of Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services , recently released its operating and financial results for fiscal year 2021. The operating highlights of Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services are part of these biannual presentations. As part of...
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Dixon Center Command Council Welcomes Bob McCann

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Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services has announced a new member to our Command Council .  "Today, I'd like to welcome our newest member of the Command Council, Bob McCann", said our Chairman, David Sutherland, during the 2021 Dixon Center Holiday Reception, on 14 December. During the evening events Bob closed the reception with a wo...
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Holiday Basic Needs Assistance

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Due to increased inflation and the pandemic, the end of 2021 gave Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services the opportunity to double-down on our goal that all veterans and their families succeed in the communities where they live. Building upon the success of our Women Veterans Program , and with the support of our donors, we expanded that p...
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Make Your Donation to Dixon Center

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When you consider your end of year charitable giving please include Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services. No gift is too small or too large, and your contribution can give America's veterans and their families an opportunity—not just to survive, but to thrive.  We work at local and national levels focusing across three pillars: Work...
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UBS, John Anderson, Frank Christensen, and City Colleges of Chicago Honored

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On 14 December Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services recognized organizations and individuals committed to addressing the well-being of veterans and military families. Eugene and Ruth Freedman Leadership Award The award is named for Eugene and Ruth Freedman whose lifetime of philanthropy continues through their family foundation and their...
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Annual Holiday Reception on Facebook Live

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Please join us tonight at 7:00 PM EST for our virtual Annual Holiday Reception. You can watch it live on our Facebook page. We use this time every year to thank our friends, family, supporters, and donors. Please pick out your favorite snacks and beverages, go ahead and put on that festive holiday attire, and join us as we recognize special individ...
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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from your Friends at Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services. With your donation to Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services , we can accomplish our noble purpose to make the lives of our veterans and their families better. Together, we are making a difference in the lives of veterans and military families. No gif...
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Veterans & Their Families Succeeding Where They Live

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Most of us look forward to the holidays—a time to reflect, a time to reconnect with family and friends, and a time to celebrate new beginnings. But it is also a time of increased stress and anxiety from financial pressures, loneliness, and unrealistic expectations. If left unchecked, stress and anxiety can be overwhelming and lead to gradually with...
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Giving Thanks

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As we gather with family and friends to give thanks this year, it is also a time to reflect and give thanks for those that have served and continue to serve our country, veterans and their families. At Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services , we are also thankful for our partners, who without their support, our work would not be possible. ...
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