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Giving Tuesday Now

Posted by Lynne Switzer, staff writer for PVA on May 5, 2020 11:45:00 AM

You are probably familiar with Giving Tuesday,  the global day of giving held at the end of the year that celebrates nonprofits and their causes. But today we’d like to tell you about #GivingTuesdayNow which takes place today – Tuesday, May 5th. This new event is being held to create unity in our communities and act as an emergency response to the unique and unprecedented needs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. After all, we can still remain connected and show generosity to others, even with social distancing rules in place.

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Not Your Average Veterans Employment Program - PVA's PAVE Program

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Topics: Veterans Employment

Top Tips for Resumes, Cover Letter, Networking, Interviewing and LinkedIn

Every day we work with members of the veteran community who are seeking meaningful careers. Unfortunately, due to the negative impact of COVID-19 on the economy, we are seeing a significant increase in the number of veterans, military spouses, and caregivers who are seeking employment. Now more than ever veterans and their families need to stay focused and engaged during the employment process.

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Avoiding Caregiver Burnout During COVID-19

Posted by Maureen Elias, PVA Governement Relations on Apr 8, 2020 8:45:00 AM

 

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Coping with the Stress of COVID-19

Posted by Dr. Stephen Yerkovich, PVA Chief of Medical Services on Mar 31, 2020 9:30:00 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating a great deal of stress for many. News of the pandemic and the possible dire consequences are being reported constantly and often sensationally.  It’s on television, radio, social media and in all the newspapers. The closing of schools, businesses and restaurants along with the cancellation of health appointments, church services and social events is creating turmoil in the lives of many. People are facing a reduction in work hours and even unemployment.

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