America's Warrior Partnership Selects 90Works as New Community Integration Partner in Pensacola, Fla. Area
90Works to host Panhandle Warrior Partnership program, which closed its doors earlier this year, to fill void in Pensacola community
Washington, D.C., August 1, 2017 (Newswire.com) - America’s Warrior Partnership has selected 90Works, a Pensacola, Fla.-based nonprofit organization that boasts a 90-percent success rate in helping people become self-sufficient in 90 days, as its new Community Integration partner in the greater Pensacola area. 90Works was the grant recipient from America’s Warrior Partnership to take on the work of the Panhandle Warrior Partnership program, which unfortunately closed its doors earlier this year. Now, 90Works is taking on this important work to serve veterans that call the Pensacola community home.
“90Works was a great partner of the Panhandle Warrior Partnership program and they have been involved in the veteran-service arena for a long time, so they were a perfect fit to relaunch the Panhandle Warrior Partnership program,” said Cheree Tham, Director of Community Integration for America’s Warrior Partnership. “90Works has the passion and experience in serving veterans, as well as the necessary relationships with other service providers to connect veterans with all of the services they may need. If 90Works is unable to help a veteran directly, they can connect the veteran with an organization that can help him or her through their existing partnerships and relationships. This will ultimately benefit all veterans in the greater Pensacola community.”
The Panhandle Warrior Partnership program follows America’s Warrior Partnership’s Community Integration model, which is active in nine communities across the country and has served nearly 34,000 veterans in three years. This model empowers communities through training, mentorship, and structure to conduct proactive outreach by connecting existing resources and providing tools to create stronger collaboration among existing veteran service providers, bridging gaps in services wherever they may exist.
“Reviving the Panhandle Warrior Partnership program was a natural extension of the work we already do in the Pensacola community but allows us to more comprehensively serve veterans in our area,” said Stacy Ray, Stability and Support Director for 90Works. “We have an influx of veterans in the panhandle area and we want them to have access to everything they may need. Several of our staff members come from veteran families, so this population is very near and dear to our hearts. We are incredibly passionate about helping as many veterans as we possibly can.”
As part of the Panhandle Warrior Partnership program, 90Works will be doing proactive outreach to veterans in the greater Pensacola area in an effort to reach even more veterans who may be in need through community events, meetings, networking and other means. 90Works’ knowledge and experience in the veteran-service arena enables them to link veterans to resources based on their needs and desires. 90Works will also utilize America’s Warrior Partnership’s WarriorServe™, a secure information system that streamlines the collection and analysis of critical veteran information. This allows communities to focus on providing a holistic solution for Warriors’ needs by giving all service providers in a community an overarching view of the veteran and his or her individual needs.
Veterans needing assistance are welcome to contact 90Works directly at (855) 909-6757 extension 228 or email 90Works@90Works.org.
About America’s Warrior Partnership
America’s Warrior Partnership is committed to empowering communities to empower veterans. We fill the gaps that exist between current veteran service organizations by helping nonprofits connect with the veterans, military members, and families in need: bolstering their efficacy, improving their results and empowering their initiatives. America’s Warrior Partnership is a force multiplier for warrior community integration that enhances communities where great Americans choose to live and contribute. For more information on the organization and how to get involved, visit AmericasWarriorPartnership.org.
90Works is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit with a mission to overcome homelessness, poverty and family violence by becoming self-sufficient. For more information about 90Works, visit 90Works.org.
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Source: America's Warrior Partnership, Panhandle Warrior Partnership, 90Works