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Help Heal Veterans Launches 50th Anniversary Campaign

Heal Vets’ 50th-anniversary celebration highlights 50 stories over 50 years in 50 states; draws on lessons learned to inform the next 50 years.

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BNC News: CEO Joe McClain on Helping Vets With PTSD

BNC Start Your Day host and veteran Mike Hill spoke to Heal Vets CEO Joe McClain about Heal Vets on Veterans Day.

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PIX11 Morning News: Interview with CEO Joe McClain

In this Veterans Day interview, Heal Vets CEO Joe McClain discusses how his organization helps heal veterans through art.

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WDVM: Interview with CEO Joe McClain

Heal Vets CEO Joe McClain has found that veterans’ internal and external wounds “come up over a lifetime.”

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WFSB: Interview with CEO Joe McClain

In this Veterans Day interview, Heal Vets CEO Joe McClain discusses the benefits of craft kits for veterans with PTSD.

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CEO, Joe McClain Featured on Dr. Red Says Show

Help Heal Veterans CEO, Joe McClain, was recently featured on the Dr. Red Says Show to talk about how the organization helps veterans through free craft kits. 

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Stars and Stripes: The War May Have Ended, But the Trauma Hasn’t

The world watched as the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan. Americans are feeling a range of emotions, but the news is even harder for veterans.

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Heal Vets Launches Series to Support Vets Returning from Afghanistan

In our new Vet To Vet series, we speak with Vietnam war veterans and ask them what advice they have for Afghanistan vets.

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Jimmy Malone iHeartMedia CEO's You Should Know Featuring Heal Vets, Joe McClain

Heal Vets CEO and Captain US Navy Retired Joe McClain interviewed with #JimmyMalone of #iHeartMedia Cleveland on CEOs You Should Know.

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Help Heal Veterans Honors 2021 Partner of The Year

A partner for over 20 years, the Elks have donated more than 923,280 square feet of leather to Help Heal Veterans to create craft kits for veterans.

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Memorial Day Weekend Is More Than Just the Start of Summer

Over the past year, Beth Kingston has partnered with Help Heal Veterans mission to support hospitalized veterans.

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CBS8: Help Heal Veterans Sends Craft Kits to Veterans Across the County

Watch Joe McClain’s Memorial Day interview with CBS8.

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Fox 5 DC: Memorial Day Gives Americans a Chance to Talk About Honoring Troops

Help Heal Veterans CEO Joe McClain joins Shirin Rajaee on the Final 5 to discuss how his organization works to help veterans.

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#VigilForValor NewsNOW from FOX

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month and Memorial Day, Help Heal Veterans hosted #VigilForValor to honor those who fell in battle, as well as those who served honorably in war and fell victim to suicide due to the invisible scars of combat.

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TuneIn Radio: #VigilForValor Interview

Listen to CEO, ret. Capt. Joe McClain’s speak about the organization’s candlelight #VigilForValor with #TuneInRadio at minute 21.

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Bay News 9: Joe McClain Interview

Help Heal Veterans hosts #VigilForValor, culminating a special honor to veterans lost by invisible wounds of war, an awareness initiative for #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth, and those who lost their lives in the line of duty.

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Help Heal Veterans Hosts #VigilforValor to Honor Military Lost to War and Suicide

Vigil for Valor, a virtual candlelight event hosted by Help Heal Veterans, honors Memorial Day and Mental Health Awareness Month.

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KPLE Attention Central Texas: Interview with Craft Care Specialist Trish

Craft Care Specialist Trish Alger of Help Heal Veterans speaks to Attention Central Texas about the organization’s efforts to help veterans through crafts.

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Boston 25 News: Interview with Joe McClain

Heal Vets CEO Joe McClain discusses how the organization is saving veterans’ lives during the pandemic, thanks to therapeutic craft kits.

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GrayTV: Veterans Find Comfort in Craft Kits Amid Tense Times

Thanks to Help Heal Veterans, Army veteran Missy Brown says she found comfort in new creative hobbies.

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How to Choose a Hands-On Activity Based on Your Stressors

Now there’s a truly compelling reason to put the creative pursuits you enjoy in your downtime much higher on your priority list.

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KLOVE: Arts & Crafts Ease PTSD In Veterans

Every day more than 20 U.S. veterans take their own lives, driven by painful wounds that are mostly invisible.

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Fox19: Interview with Joe McClain

Help Heal Veterans CEO Joe McClain talks to Cincinnati’s Fox19 Now about how the organization is helping veterans through free craft kits.

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Southwest Airlines Partnership- Repurpose with Purpose

Year after year, Southwest Airlines graciously supplies leather from repurposed aircraft seat covers to Heal Vets for therapeutic craft kits.

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Help Heal Veterans Announces Online Holiday Craft Market

Help Heal Veterans launched an online store that showcases hand-crafted items made by veterans and active-duty military.

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