VA Issues Warning to Military Home Buyers About False Advertising

    Colleagues and Fellow Veterans, The VA Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan (IRRRL) lowers your interest rate by refinancing your existing VA home loan. During FY17, VA guaranteed over 190,000 home loans under this program. In FY 2017, there were nearly 1,500 lenders that participate in the VA Home Loan program. Regrettably, some lenders [...]

Juggling Water Balloons: How Churches, Community Can Support PTSD/TBI Sufferers

Most people have had experience with water balloon fights at some point in their childhood. They can be a blast during summer months when temps are climbing. With every toss of the balloon, is the possibility of it bursting and cool water spilling out everywhere. Will this be the time it breaks? In the end, [...]

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month: #ThinkAhead #BIAmonth

  Brain Injury Awareness month happens every March, reminding us to be aware of those affected by traumatic brain injury. During this month, we are helping to raise awareness about the causes of TBI, how to prevent these injuries, and what you can do to help the recovery process. THINK AHEAD ABOUT TBI Be safe: [...]

R4 joins the Campaign to Change Direction Led by ‘Give An Hour’

R4 Alliance has joined Give an Hour, and many other incredible nonprofits, in a pledge to raise awareness through the Change Direction Campaign. The campaign provides tools, information and other resources for anyone to detect and assist someone who may be dealing with serious mental health issues. Any organization or individual can make a pledge on [...]

Real Warriors campaign provides awareness, support with resources for military families, veterans, service members

The Real Warriors Campaign is a multimedia public awareness campaign designed to help service members, veterans and military families coping with invisible wounds. Launched by the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) in 2009, the campaign is an integral part of the Defense Department’s overall effort to encourage warriors and [...]

Charity Navigator Ratings: What do they mean?

Hope for the Warriors, Project Sanctuary, Higher Ground earned 4-Star Rating in 2016 Congratulations is due to three of our incredible charity members - Hope for the Warriors, Project Sanctuary and Higher Ground. The Charity Navigator rating is not easy to achieve, but there are ways your charity can get rated, and receive the coveted 4-Star Rating, you [...]

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Simplicity: As Easy As An Elevated Trashcan

                By Jeannette D.-Mayer Spouse/Caregiver Executive Director Interim/Volunteer jeannette@r4alliance.org   When simply thinking about the concept of “simplicity” as it pertains to my life -- it causes me to giggle. Not too many years ago, simplicity and my name in the same sentence would have never gone together. [...]

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