With A Purpose donated 280 blankets though the Michigan State Spartans Blanket for a Blanket* line to Veterans4usa in Clare, Michigan. Veterans4usa is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating those who have served in the armed forces about suicide and PTSD. As they bring awareness to these individuals, families and communities they also help these brave men and women integrate back into civilian life through the difficult changes that come.
Veterans4usa offers support groups, job preparation and living assistance programs for its clients.
According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness 2015 report, the homeless population in the United States is decreasing but there are still many lives in need of change. 25.5% of homeless people in America are veterans and Michigan is one of thirteen states with the highest (more than 0%) overall percentage of homeless persons (at 2%). With A Pupose is committed to giving veterans in need some additional comfort as they seek to overcome homelessness, find employment and become financially sufficient. For each Michigan State Spartans Blanket for a Blanket* purchased, a Buy a Blanket, Give a Blanket donation (pictured above) is given someone one need.
*This product is currently sold out, click on this link to reserve a blanket when they become available.