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Grants To Massachusetts Agencies To Help Homeless Veterans

The U.S Labor Department has awarded more than $1 million to three agencies in Massachusetts to help homeless veterans.. WAMC”s Paul Tuthill reports.


            The western Massachusetts based program, Soldier On has been awarded two grants totaling $400,000.  Soldier On President John Downing says  the money will be use to provide job training to up to 160 homeless veterans.

            The other grant recipients are the Worcester based  Veterans Inc, and the New England Center for Homeless Veterans which is located in Boston..

The record-setting tenure of Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno. The 2011 tornado and its recovery that remade the largest city in Western Massachusetts. The fallout from the deadly COVID outbreak at the Holyoke Soldiers Home. Those are just a few of the thousands and thousands of stories WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill has covered for WAMC in his nearly 17 years with the station.