Donor Advised Funds and Legacy Giving

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Family legacies are created in several ways, some are found in our genetic traits, some are learned behaviors and beliefs, and some are modeled signs of true character. Creating and developing family patterns of giving to charity is an opportunity to take a chosen passion and turn it into a legacy; by giving to Dixon Center for Military and Veteran...
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Matching Gifts

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Just 4% of Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services resources come from individual donors. Therefore, as an organization we rely on corporate matching gifts . These matching gifts are a type of philanthropy in which companies financially match donations that their employees make to nonprofit organizations, including Dixon Center. When an emp...
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Donating a Car

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It may seem like a peculiar question to ask – but have you ever found yourself in possession of a car, boat, RV or other vehicle that you do not need? At Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services , we have a solution that is both rewarding and easy to implement. Whether you are managing a loved one's estate, or simply have passed down that ca...
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Donating Stocks

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There are many ways to financially support Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services and we are dedicated assisting you in finding the path that best fits your situation. One of these options may be in donating stock. Donating appreciated stock is not only one of the easiest ways to give, but it is also one of the most tax-smart ways to give....
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Recurring Donations

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The past year of an unpredictable global pandemic has given Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services the opportunity to reflect on our work. Recognizing that programs and services, as well as funding streams, must be agile and able to respond to the evolving needs of our countries most vulnerable individuals has been reinforced as one of our...
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Our Noble Purpose

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At Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services, we believe our veterans and military families can succeed where they live. We also believe that every organization and individual can effectively integrate veterans and their families into their existing community-based programs. Our mission is to ensure both values are possible in every community...
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Enabling Success for All Veterans

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Dixon Center for Military & Veterans Services posted our ninth episode of Service Before Self, a podcast that tackles the evolving needs of veterans and their families, based on the idea that veterans can succeed in the community where they live. The Service Before Self Podcast introduces you to people and the programs that are having an impact...
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Women Veterans

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Through Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services' Women Veterans Program, we focus on recognizing the unique challenges that women veterans face and we connect women veterans to potential sources of emergency financial assistance to assist with expenses associated with housing and employment. As an element of one of our five focus areas, Wel...
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Bridging the Gap

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Dixon Center for Military & Veterans Services posted our eighth episode of Service Before Self , a podcast that tackles the evolving needs of veterans and their families, based on the idea that veterans can succeed in the community where they live. The Service Before Self Podcast introduces you to people and the programs that are having an impa...
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Workforce Development

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One of the most critical times for military service members is the reintegration from active service to veteran status. The transition from the military to a civilian career can be particularly challenging. The same can be said for transitioning from any employment for veterans. That is why Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services puts an em...
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Providing Tools to Lead a Purpose-Driven Life

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Dixon Center for Military & Veterans Services posted our seventh episode of Service Before Self , a podcast that tackles the evolving needs of veterans and their families, based on the idea that veterans can succeed in the community where they live. The Service Before Self Podcast introduces you to people and the programs that are having an imp...
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Operation Vetrenpreneurs

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Through Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services ' Operation Vetrepreneurs, we offer solutions to expand funding streams for veteran entrepreneurs by partnering with financial institutions on reaching veterans with small business funding, planning, and mentorship programs. As an element of one of our five focus areas, Expanding Funding Strea...
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A Talent Management System for Veterans

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Along with the many programs and organizations that are dedicated to serving veterans and their families, there are also several federal agencies that are instrumental in ensuring that veterans successfully reintegrate back into their communities. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is the first agency that everyone thinks about, but there is a...
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Operation Service to Employment

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Through Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services ' Operation Service to Employment, we offer solutions to bridge the civilian-military culture gap to inform and impact workplace hiring. Our Workforce Solutions educational program is designed to aid hiring managers across companies recruit and retain veterans and military family members. Annu...
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Preparing for the Future After Serving

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The U.S. military has a great reputation for their ability to plan, to deal with uncertainty, and to deal with complex and complicated problems. But when service members return to their communities and make that transition from military service to civilian careers, the challenges can often be overwhelming. In Episode 5, Transitioning Successfully w...
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Operation Scout: One Source to Success

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In the military, scouts are the commander's eyes and ears on the battlefield. When information about the enemy is needed, they call on the scouts. A scout has deep knowledge of the area and potential pitfalls, as well as advance information on key contacts and players. Through our focus area Advancing Impact via Service Networks , Dixon Center for ...
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This Generation’s “Agent Orange”

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Service Before Self , produced by Dixon Center for Military & Veterans Services , Retired Army Colonel Sam Whitehurst, the host, is tackling the evolving needs of veterans and their families, based on the idea that veterans can succeed in the community where they live. One of those evolving and emerging needs is dealing with exposure to toxins ...
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Operation Burn Pits

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In Iraq, Afghanistan, and other areas of the Southwest Asia theater of military operations, open-air combustion of trash and other waste in open burn pits was a common practice and created an " Airborne hazard ". The VA contends that evidence is lacking as to the long-term health effects to service members and veterans exposure to burn pits during ...
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Designating Dixon Center In Annual Charitable Giving

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Please consider Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services in your annual charitable giving. No gift is too small, and your contribution goes a long way toward enabling veterans and their families to succeed where they live. Our mission and our service delivery model are more important and even more on-point than ever before. Dixon Center is b...
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UWUA, Tim Thorne, and Rick Passarelli Recognized

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On 15 December Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services recognized organizations and individuals committed to addressing the well-being of veterans and military families. Eugene and Ruth Freedman Leadership Award The award is named after Eugene and Ruth Freedman, whose lifetime of philanthropy continues through their family foundation and th...
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