Meals for Vets: Nourishing Student Veterans' Success

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Honor Veterans Now
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Meals for Vets Program CFC Video 2019 Transcript [Music] Visual: Man wearing camo jacket, smiling at camera [Voice-over] Meals for Vets We’re Nourishing Student Veterans’ Success Visual: African American man looking at laptop screen Over sixty-eight thousand veterans in Texas are going to college with the post nine-eleven G-I bill. Visual: Young man reaching into empty refrigerator Of those, an estimated ten thousand student veterans can’t afford basic meals. Visual: Young woman looking down with her head in her hands And when you can’t eat, you can’t think. Visual: Black text on white background Meals for Vets funds nutritious, daily meals for veterans in Texas, under age 60, who struggle financially. Visual: Black text on white background In May 2019, we started a new program to provide meals to student vets. Visual: Man smiling, sitting at table typing on a laptop Mark, an Army veteran says, “As a full-time student in-between consulting gigs, the Meals for Vets program has truly been a great help…” Visual: Hispanic man smiling, looking into camera Jesse, an Army veteran says, “I feel like I’ve been given a new life.” Visual: Texas Veterans Commission logo and black text on white background This program is supported by a grant from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance which provides grants to organizations serving veterans and their families. For more info, visit T-V-C dot Texas dot gov. Visual: Meals for Vets logo and CFC number in black text on white background Meals for Vets. C-F-C number six-one-zero-five-one. [Music]