Chris is in the National Guard, deployed to the southern border for 450 days. He couldn’t be home for Christmas. His wife, Nicole, is home raising 3 children by herself. We stopped by with the surprises to help this young family.
Right before Christmas, a couple of our board of directors visited with Volunteers of America Veterans Village and gifted all 23 Veteran residents with a Walmart Gift Card and a gift bag of food from Save A Lot.
Patrick needed blinds hung in his new housing in Port Charlotte. Richard Bingham, Board Member of It’s Our Turn, Inc., was delighted to help out and handle the project.
From the wife’s perspective of an Afghanistan war combat veteran.
Allen Carsten, President of It’s Our Turn, Inc., was a guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Punta Gorda luncheon. “I am pleased to network with like-minded people, share how we are helping Veterans in Charlotte County, and learn about the wonderful things Punta Gorda Rotary is doing in the community,” said Carsten. The two organizations connected through the …
Al Carsten, Milton Santiago, and Brad Jacobs with It’s Our Turn, Inc. spent a morning cleaning up the overgrown back yard of a disabled veteran who wasn’t able to do it on his own.
Mr. Shearin (77) served in the Navy from 1960-1963, reserves for 6 months, and went back to full-time Navy until 1973. Shearin and his 75-year old wife are guardians of their 7-year old great-grandson. They became homeless due to foreclosure on their house, and their funds had run out for their hotel. The Shearin family needed emergency housing while Jewish …
It’s Our Turn, Inc. covered the 5-day hotel accommodations for Carrol. Today, he is doing well and has found housing.
It’s Our Turn, Inc. is committed to helping Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) caused by Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI). We partnered with a great organization called The 22 Project. Learn the story of how they are helping Veterans with TBI’s in this video.
The assistance that It’s Our Turn, Inc. has given has made people’s lives better and gives Veterans hope where they didn’t think there was any. I am grateful for JFCS of the Suncoast’s relationship with It’s Our Turn, Inc.