If you’re a musician in central Appalachia, we want to enlist your talents to write original compositions that convey the challenges for veterans in your community.
What if charities were required to tell donors how much of their contribution actually went to the charity after deducting fees from for-profit fundraisers?
There are a number of ways to improve the way charities collect and spend donations. We’re going to be presenting a series of discussion points on this subject to encourage more debate on the issues.
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We’ve recently launched an API and dashboard for our data on the Department of Veterans Affairs’ massive stack of disability claims to make it as easy as possible for journalists, developers and citizens everywhere to see how the delays are impacting veterans in their areas. Three weeks after launching the API, we’re already seeing great results.
When we published our interactive map of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ backlog of disability benefits claims in August, our goal was to highlight the delays’ impact on veterans across the country. Updated with new data from the VA each week, the map also serves as an ongoing accountability tracker for the agency’s progress on […]
We’re in the process of working out an easy way to connect veteran sources with other journalists, but if you need help finding a local veteran, get in touch and we’ll see if we can help.
It’s no secret that transitioning back to civilian life after military service can be a huge challenge for many veterans. Across the country, they routinely encounter obstacles, both personal and institutional, after returning home from battle.
It’s the giving season – that time of year when you’re likely being solicited by a variety of causes and charities encouraging you to donate. Whether it’s a phone call during dinner, an online advertisement or a flashy flier in your mailbox, many organizations (even ours!) are making their case for why they need your […]