Operation FINALLY HOME Receives Fund for Veterans’ Assistance Grant
August 17th, 2020
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (August 10, 2020) – Operation FINALLY HOME was awarded the GY20-21 Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA) grant from the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC), for the second consecutive year. The grant, which totals $250,000, will help Operation FINALLY HOME further its mission of providing home modifications for wounded, ill and injured veterans and widows of the fallen by supporting 16 home modification projects throughout Texas. Since 2014, the TVC has awarded Operation FINALLY HOME $800,000 in grants.
To date, Operation FINALLY HOME has more than 275 home projects completed or in planning stages in over 30 states.
“Our mission has always been to turn our hero’s hardships into safe and accessible homes, and through partnerships like these, we’re able to see that goal come to fruition,” said Dan Wallrath, Operation FINALLY HOME Founder. “Being selected to receive this generous grant from the Texas Veterans Commission is truly an honor and will go a long way in helping veterans across the great state of Texas.”
The Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA) grants are awarded to non-profit organizations and government agencies for specific services they provide veterans and their families. The grants support a wide range of services for veterans such as housing, food, financial aid, clinical counseling and job skills training. For more information, visit www.tvc.texas.gov/grants/.
About Operation FINALLY HOME | Based in New Braunfels, Texas, Operation FINALLY HOME was established in 2005 as a nonpartisan/nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to provide homes and home modifications to America’s military heroes and widows of the fallen. In 2020, Operation FINALLY HOME is celebrating 15 years honoring heroes with homes, and recently hit a milestone of 275 projects completed or in planning stages. Operation FINALLY HOME partners with corporate sponsors, builder associations, builders, remodelers, developers, individual contributors and volunteers to help these heroes and their families by addressing one of their most pressing needs – a place to call home. For more information about Operation FINALLY HOME, visit OperationFINALLYHOME.org, follow @OpFINALLYHOME on Twitter and find us on Facebook.
About Texas Veterans Commission | Helping veterans starts here. This program is supported by a grant from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance. The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance provides grants to organizations serving veterans and their families. The Texas Veterans Commission advocates for and provides superior service to veterans that will significantly improve the quality of life for all Texas veterans, their families and survivors. The TVC assists veterans with receiving their benefits, providing funding to agencies which provide direct services to veterans and administration of the Hazlewood Act education benefits. Learn more at www.tvc.texas.gov.