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SOURCE: Swords to Plowshares
Swords to Plowshares expresses its appreciation for the support of No More Poverty and co-founders Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 14, 2012
More veterans will receive much needed housing, healthcare, and job assistance thanks to the support of Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, co-founders of No More Poverty. Swords to Plowshares offers the most comprehensive model of care for veterans in the country through advocacy, housing programs, and job assistance. Last year, the non-profit provided employment services for 527 veterans, helped 138 into transitional housing, and assisted 365 with legal counsel and claims assistance to medical care and benefits they’ve earned. The organization’s mission is to heal the wounds, restore dignity, hope, and self-sufficiency to all veterans in need.
“We are very appreciative of the Omidi brothers’ support, which enables us to help homeless, low-income and at-risk veterans find pathways to recovery,” says Michael Blecker, Executive Director at Swords to Plowshares. “The cultural, educational, psychological and economic barriers veterans face can be overwhelming and debilitating. Our mission is to break down those barriers for our veterans. Thanks to the Omidis and No More Poverty because we rely on our community of support and they help us help veterans.”
About No More Poverty
No More Poverty (nmp.org) is a not-for-profit charity organization with a pending 501(c)(3) application founded by brothers Michael Omidi, M.D. and Julian Omidi. The organization seeks to end poverty at home and abroad by supporting the efforts of like-minded charities and agencies. Current efforts are focused on increasing awareness of and donations to charities already doing great work to address poverty and its staggering effects throughout the world. The plan is to expand our activities to include fostering business development and job creation in disenfranchised areas.
Join us in the fight for No More Poverty. Suggestions for worthy partners in the fight for NO MORE POVERTY are welcome. No More Poverty does not accept monetary support, but instead encourages direct donations to the charities featured on nmp.org. For more information, please visit Facebook/nmp.org or nmp.org.
About Swords to Plowshares
Swords to Plowshares (swords-to-plowshares.org) is a community-based, not for profit veteran service organization that provides comprehensive care to thousands of veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area each year. Founded in 1974, Swords to Plowshares has a long track record of success helping veterans lead stable and healthy lives. They are recognized for expert leadership and dedication to improving the systems that veterans rely on. They have developed a model of coordinated care based on the philosophy that the many obstacles veterans face – homelessness, unemployment, and disability – are interrelated and require an integrated network of support.
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