Achieving Dixon Center's Goals

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One of Dixon Center's goals is developing, designing, and delivering relevant, objective, and trusted expertise to assist organizations so they can find and focus on veterans and their families in employment, education, wellness, and housing. While the pandemic has presented challenges in achieving this goal, it has also created opportunities for D...
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Listen to Our First Podcast

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The first episode of the new podcast from Dixon Center for Military & Veterans Services has launched! Service Before Self tackles the evolving needs of veterans and their families, based on the idea that veterans can succeed in the community where they live. In the first episode, host Sam Whitehurst is joined by Rick Passarelli, the director of...
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Subscribe To/Follow Our New Podcast

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​Whether you are an avid podcast fan or new to the medium, we invite you to give the new podcast from Dixon Center for Military & Veterans Services a listen. Our biweekly podcast spotlights an organization or program that is having a meaningful and lasting impact on ensuring that veterans and their families succeed in the communities where they...
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Demonstrating Success

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This week's profile is Grant Collins, who wears many hats as part of the Fedcap organization. He is not only senior vice president, Workforce Development, of The Fedcap Group but also president of Fedcap Inc., which consists of Fedcap UK and Fedcap Canada . Grant views the work of Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services from the unique posi...
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Why Connection Matters

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This week's profile is Carol Khoury, chief financial officer of The Fedcap Group and a notable advocate of Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services . Carol sees her role as ensuring that the work and the plans of Dixon Center are supported by The Fedcap Group. She views herself as "the support that frees the 'program people' up so that they ...
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An Example of How We Work

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This week's profile is Craig Stenning, executive director of Community Work Services . Craig is an innovative leader within The Fedcap Group and a strong partner of Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services . "I wanted to develop a program at Easterseals Rhode Island that would provide emergency assistance to veterans, and that's how I first ...
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Fedcap Rehabilitation Services President Considers Dixon Center’s Value

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Over the next month, we will introduce you to individuals at our parent organization, The Fedcap Group , who have positively influenced our work at Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services . This first in a four-part series features Steve Coons, president of Fedcap Rehabilitation Services . Coons brings a unique perspective to his role with ...
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Honor July 4th by Supporting Women Veterans

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Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services can be the refuge of last resort to aid and stabilize the lives of some of our women veterans. This Independence Day weekend, we are prioritizing our ongoing fundraising towards efforts to raise $250,000 in contributions to underwrite our programs for women who have served our country. Our nation's In...
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Help Us Raise $250K for Female Veterans Support

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Female veterans find themselves at or close to the top of the list of those impacted by COVID-19 – and that's not a list that anyone wants to be on. To offset the effects of the pandemic, Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services has launched a campaign to immediately raise $250,000 for our nation's female veterans. Even before the pandemic, ...
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Reflecting on Our Exceptional Fathers

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This Sunday we will celebrate Father's Day, and we asked Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services President Duncan Milne to reflect on how his father impacted and influenced his own military journey. "Even in the harsh environment of post-depression New England, my dad knew that his potential was only limited by his imagination and his willi...
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A COVID-19 Update

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Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations are being challenged to address current needs while planning for the pandemic's current phase to end – and its ensuing changes. While we don't know how the crisis will play out, Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services is planning for the future even as we track the impacts of the pandemic on v...
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Veterans, Non-Profits – Connect For Free

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Are you a non-profit who wants to make service delivery more impactful? A veteran who is seeking support and assistance as a result of your service or the impact of COVID-19? Consider joining the Yellow Ribbon Network , of which Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services is a member. Founded by VeteransPlus , the Yellow Ribbon Network simplifi...
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Education Options For Children Of Veterans

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This week's eNewsletter features a Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services partner who supports those significantly impacted by the post 9/11 conflicts—Gold Star families and the families of our wounded service members. This year's scholarship deadline is just around the corner – April 15, 2020. The selection committee will prioritize appli...
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Digital Resources for Veterans

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Either due to age or an underlying medical condition, a significant number of veterans are in the high risk categories for coronavirus disease 2019. Further, millions fall at or below the poverty line. At a time like this, it's critical to provide veterans and their families with resources to navigate the uncertainy ahead. Vets4Warriors and Single ...
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New Financial Wellness Site

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​ If you are a veteran who is struggling financially (e.g., mortgage/rent payments, changes in salaries/wages, being prepared for unexpected emergencies) here is a resource to help you address those challenges. That's where the collaboration between Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services and Prudential Financial comes in. Dixon Center does...
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A Message from Our Chairman

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The fast-changing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has disrupted all of our lives. As with past crises, individuals are changing their habits and communities are standing together, helping one another and closely following the guidance of the CDC and local, state and federal health authorities. At Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services, we ...
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Dixon Family Wreath Laying

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On Saturday September 28th, members of the Dixon family traveled to Washington, D.C. to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in honor of SSG Donnie Dixon who was killed in action while serving in Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. We remember and honor SSG Dixon and his family. We will never forget him, our fallen and their familie...
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