21 WFMJ Richard Valero San Diego Founder VIP

Thanks to NBC station 21 WFMJ for publishing the story of how Richard Valero the founder of Veterans Independence Project in San Diego worked tirelessly to secure housing for homeless Vets on Thursday, December 3rd, 2020.

The stated goal of the Veterans Independence Project (VIP) founded by Richard Valero in San Diego is to aid homeless veterans work their way back into society.  The cornerstone of that goal is to provide permanent…
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Helping La Jolla vets transition off the streets

A homeless veteran displays his service photo at a recent 'Stand Down' event. Read more: San Diego Community News Group - Helping La Jolla vets transition off the streets

This article was published in the San Diego Community Newspaper Group’s SDNews.com in Feb. of 2017, written by Dave Schwab.

It tells the story about VIP’s Richard Valero and a project working to get homeless veterans off the streets permanently. . That will be accomplished through a three-year program to get homeless vets off the streets, one more step toward their independence.

Part of the story explains how VIP was created, borne out of the need to educate and house … Read the rest “Helping La Jolla vets transition off the streets”