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 WOMENVETERANS
  A POWERHOUSE CAUSE...
for a group of women with a POWERHOUSE commitment to our homeland.
BY STEFANY J.
Ginger Miller is a native New Yorker and former homeless service disabled veteran. After taking care of her husband, a disabled veteran, who has suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder for over a decade and experiencing homelessness with her family, Ginger decided to form John 14:2, Inc...
John 14:2, Inc is a nonprofit organization whose core mission is to assist military veterans and their families experiencing homelessness, substance abuse, and mental illness to reintegrate back into the community, retain permanent housing, maintain sobriety and regain their pride, dignity, and most of all, hope. Since the inception of John 14:2, Inc in 2009, the organization has helped over 300 veterans. John 14:2, Inc was instrumental in hosting the first Prince George's County Homeless Veteran Stand Down.
Ginger's advocacy and outreach efforts have led her to host Veteran Round Tables in Annapolis, Maryland with State Veterans Agencies and Elected Representatives. She facilitates workshops for veteran caregivers and frequently receives invitations to speak at various government agencies, including the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Veterans Affairs, HUD, and The Secret Service. In March of 2010 Ginger, was invited by Senator Patricia Murray of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs to advocate with U.S. senators at a press conference to save potential cuts to the HUD VASH Program.
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