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From the President

Posted by on Apr 23, 2019 in lend a hand, News, Veteran Support, Veterans Law Project | 0 comments

From the President

Right now, we are servicing more veterans, service members and their families, with shorter delays than ever.  We still have no funding, but rely on a host of volunteers.  Intake is done by a small group of law students at UNH.  I then find volunteer lawyers for the clients or handle the case myself.  We have over 150 NH lawyers assisting.  We also get help for some through the NHBA Pro Bono Program.  At our present pace we are providing assistance to over 300  folks a year.  Other than VA benefits,...

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VA Joins VFNH At Fall Fest

Posted by on Oct 10, 2018 in lend a hand, News, Veteran Support | 0 comments

Fall Fest in East Wakfield celebrates community with its 6th fair. After its inaugural success in 2013, the free family fun day initiated by VFNH Executive Director and associates at Woodman’s Corner with support from the Greater Wakefield Chamber returns again. VFNH has taken a back seat over the years, but still maintains a presence at the event to meet its mission to Raise the Bar for Veterans service. This year for 2018, VFNH invited Michael Bichrest from the Veterans Administration Outreach office to set up a table, consult with...

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Seacoast Marines Team Up with Veterans Law Project

Posted by on Aug 21, 2018 in lend a hand, News, Pro Bono Legal, Veteran Support | 0 comments

Seacoast Marines Team Up with Veterans Law Project

MCL Detachment #394 Commandant Roland Morin receives donation from Lawrence Vogelman, Esq. to help fund the organization’s raffle fund raiser. “I’ve seen you guys in the courts.  You do good work.” says Morin of the Veterans Foundation of NH Law Project, Legal Boots on the Ground.   Morin works in law enforcement and has seen the Veterans Law Project in action providing pro bono legal services and consultation to needy veterans. The Seacoast Marines raise funds through their raffle program to fund their services.  The...

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See You At The Seacoast Veterans Conference

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018 in News, Veteran Support | 0 comments

Join us for the annual Seacoast Veterans Conference in Portsmouth and get valuable information and insights on what is available in service to NH vets. VFNH will be presenting the Veterans Law Project and sharing contact information for military families in need of legal support. Stop by our booth and say hello! The event is hosted by the Service Credit Union in Portsmouth.    

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VFNH Donates Handicap Accessible Van to Disabled Veteran of Manchester

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in lend a hand, News, Veteran Support | 0 comments

“He is struggling to get to his VA appointments.” Veteran David Roberts relies upon others for transportation.  He and his wife own one vehicle, a small sedan, which is barely accessible, difficult to use for the disable veteran who is wheel-chair bound due to a spinal cord injury. Loren Gebo at the Manchester VA reached out the VFW and they referred her to VFNH to see if we could help.  Robert Sweetser of Derry, NH had a custom built handicap accessible van which was used by a family member for years, and is now the first donated...

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