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Allen McQuarrie, PRO-ACT Committee, Bucks County, PA. states it succinctly!!

An associate of mine, Allen McQuarrie, who works with the PRO-ACT/Pennsylvania Recovery Act-Bucks County Council on Alcohol and Drugs, writes aptly on the subject of US veteran; the challenges of getting benefits for them, and getting assistance to them. Allen is a very good writer so I am just posting his comments below without any editing aor addition. "Having met veteran after  veteran returning to civilian life, I find they fall into two major categories: …

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Warrior’s Watch, Kat Fialkowski Event, raises money for Meghan’s Foundation!

On September 8th, 2013, the 2nd Annual Kat Fialkowski motorcycle run was held. The purpose of the run is to honor Kat Fialkowski who unexpectedly passed away in February 2012. Kat was/is still beloved by many in the Warriors Wach community. Kat was an active and founding member of Warriors Watch Riders and the National Coordinator of American Warriors Watch Coalition, a national organization that works to bring like minded troop support organizations together and…

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Exciting Fundraising Event – November 8th, 2013, Triumph Brewery, New Hope, PA

Meghan's Foundation is holding a fundraising event that you should not miss!!!! All proceeds go to support Meghan's Foundation efforts to assist our veterans challanged with readjusting to civilian life after being traumatized by war. Post Traumatic Stress is often devastating for veterans who are trying to make that transition. Event tickets cost $20.00 to gain entry  and automatically enter you to win $1,000 cash Grand Prize. There will be a band, "The Happy Dog,"…

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The Decompression Dilemma

  • August 23, 2013
  • PTSD

In our efforts to reach out to the veteran community we run into challanges actually getting veterans to admit to having readjustment problems/issues. The following article describes some of those problems/issues. The Decompression Dilemma Project:  Help veterans through the trials of homecoming.  There is an immediate need of support from the civilian sector.  Military training does a thorough job of compressing civilians into soldiers.  We do not do as good a job of decompression of soldiers…

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July was a busy month!

  • August 2, 2013
  • PTSD

  July was very productive in terms of meeting with people and organizations. We have, with each of these opportunities, with both organizations and individuals, emphasized our need to connect with the veteran community. To get the "word out" about what we offer the veterans. We have met with several American Legions, in New Hope and Yardley, PA, VFW's in Doylestown and Yardley, PA, an organization called PRO-ACT, in Doylestown, PA, Veterans Administration staff in Doylestown, PA…

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4th of July Interviews on PTSD and Yoga

July 2nd, 3rd & 4th, 2013 were very interesting days for me and Meghan's Foundation. I received a call from a local reporter wanting to interview me about 4th of July fireworks and it's effects on veterans coming home from Iraq and Afghanistan and suffering from the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder [PTSD].   Once the article hit the paper it was picked up by Fox 29 news. Fox 29 sent a reporter out to film and interview me…

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Foundation Progress Report

March and April were successful months in terms of the foundation’s outreach to the community for Support. On March 18th we met with Tom Kennedy, Director of Military & Veterans Affairs, and Kerr Smith, Veterans & Military affairs, at Delaware Valley College, in Bucks County, PA. Delaware Valley College has a strong population of veterans attending and it is Tom and Kerr who work with and support that very important population of students. We provided…

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Fundraiser at Living Earth

On October 7th, 2012 Meghan's Foundation held its first fundraiser at The Living Earth, New Hope, PA, an indoor and outdoor garden and gift center. We raised over $750.00 from the sale of photography.We are both amateur photographers and have been taking pictures for many years just for our own pleasure. Remarkably, in the past year there has been a growing interest in our work ,and with the help of some of our foundation volunteers and…

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