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For Immediate Release
July 26, 2011

More Than $200,000 to Iowa from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

WASHINGTON - Senator Chuck Grassley today announced that Humility of Mary Shelter, Inc. has received a $242,655 Homeless Prevention Grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

 

The funds are distributed through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program.  They are not earmarks determined by Congress.  Humility of Mary Shelter, Inc. can use the funds to provide services to approximately 125 households in Scott County, Iowa and Rock Island County, Illinois.  Services include case management, assistance in obtaining VA and/or public benefits, and temporary critical financial assistance.
 
“We owe a great deal to the men and women that serve our country.  These funds can help veterans who find themselves in a tough situation get back on their feet,” Grassley said.