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Sponsored by: The Veterans Site

America's veterans have sacrificed so much to defend our country and stand up for what they believe. They've risked their lives in order to keep those of us at home safe. That's why it's so important these brave individuals are taken care of when they return from service.

Countless veterans today are not receiving the support they need, even when it comes down to a necessity as basic as food. Many former service members and their families are in danger of going hungry or having to make impossible choices between purchasing food or paying for other basic necessities.

We need to care for those who have laid down their lives for us. There is simply no reason ANY veteran should be denied the basic right to food. Sign the petition asking Senator Bernie Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, to make it a priority that all veterans have access to food and/or meals.

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Dear Senator Sanders,

I would like to begin by thanking you for your commitment to the veterans and service members of America. As the Chairman of the Senate Veterans' Committee, you have shown true dedication to helping veterans in all facets of their lives.

However, there is still much to be done. It's appalling that so many veterans return home only to find themselves poor and without support or resources. And many of these veterans are going hungry.

Those who have sacrificed their lives for our safety at home shouldn't have to struggle to meet basic daily human needs. It's deeply upsetting that so many former service members can barely make ends meet from day to day.

I am writing to ask that you make it your priority that no veterans are going hungry and being denied this basic right to food. The first step in honoring our soldiers is providing them with sustenance and nutrition so they are better equipped to take charge of other parts of their lives.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures

Aug 23, 2016 TERRY S HAMPTON
Aug 23, 2016 Virginia Dempsey This is so wrong. They served our country and they don't deserve to be treated this way.
Aug 23, 2016 Jeannine Laietta
Aug 20, 2016 María Galarce
Aug 19, 2016 Robert Coen
Aug 18, 2016 Judy McKinney
Aug 18, 2016 karine tremblay
Aug 8, 2016 Juditht Savard Max
Aug 7, 2016 Karen Criner
Aug 7, 2016 Gail Serra
Aug 7, 2016 Elizabeth Floersch
Aug 7, 2016 pamela wimp
Jul 26, 2016 Pamela Brown
Jul 26, 2016 Priscilla Rocco
Jul 25, 2016 Barbara DiPaula
Jul 24, 2016 Esperanza Trevino
Jul 23, 2016 Louise Benfatto
Jul 19, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Jul 11, 2016 Dat Tran
Jul 10, 2016 Patty Colton
Jul 10, 2016 Leaf Roberts
Jul 10, 2016 J.B. Picot
Jul 10, 2016 Marianne Clyne
Jul 10, 2016 Melvin Michael
Jul 7, 2016 Mary Braun
Jun 28, 2016 Lisa Coleman
Jun 22, 2016 Larry Andrews
Jun 22, 2016 Jaina Cabot
Jun 21, 2016 Chris Fries
Jun 21, 2016 Dorothy Henry
Jun 20, 2016 Camile Dionne-West
Jun 20, 2016 Chevalier Guy
Jun 18, 2016 Bennie Davis
Jun 15, 2016 Ellen Green
Jun 10, 2016 Josie Avalos
Jun 5, 2016 Melinda Funk
Jun 5, 2016 Susan Brittain
Jun 5, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Jun 5, 2016 Cindy Zatlokowicz
Jun 3, 2016 AniMae Chi
Jun 3, 2016 karin haberthuer
May 31, 2016 Lesley Thomas
May 31, 2016 roy wolf
May 29, 2016 Denise Cronin
May 29, 2016 James Berkheimer
May 28, 2016 Ed Hope
May 25, 2016 Shamika Leak
May 25, 2016 Bonnie Smith
May 18, 2016 William Bridge

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